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by Richard Claus


Two recently orphaned brothers, six-year-old Bo and fifteen-year-old Prosper, escape their impending separation by running off to Venice. There they have fantastical adventures with the mysterious masked figure known as the Thief Lord and his band of child followers, who show the boys all the magic the city has to offer.

Based on Cornelia Funke' bestseller The Thief Lord.

international title: The Thief Lord
original title: Der Herr der Diebe
country: United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Germany
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Richard Claus
release date: DE 05/01/2006, AT 06/01/2006, UK 26/05/2006, ES 06/10/2006, IC 13/10/2006
screenplay: Richard Claus
cast: Aaron Johnson, Jasper Harris, Rollo Weeks, Alice Connor, George MacKay
cinematography by: David Slama
film editing: Peter R. Adam
art director: Matthias Kammermeier
costumes designer: Stephanie Collie
music: Nigel Clarke, Michael Csányi-Wills
producer: Richard Claus, Kwesi Dickson, Daniel Musgrave, John Buchanan
production: Future Films Limited, Warner Bros Entertainment Germany, Delux Productions, Thema Production (LU)
distributor: Warner Bros Entertainment Germany, Warner Bros. (NL), Fox-Warner (CH)
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