In adapting The Book Thief, a novel set in Nazi Germany, for the big screen, one important question had to be immediately answered: "Should the film be made in Germany?" That answer was "Yes!"
"Brian [Percival, director] felt pretty assured that this is a German story and to have access to the heritage of The Babelsberg Studio ... was fantastic," star Geoffrey Rush says in ETonline's exclusive clip from The Los Angeles Times' The Envelope Screening Series, in association with EPIX, Q&A.
Watch the video to hear the Oscar-winning actor go into detail about how filming in Germany elevated the production experience, and finished product!
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