The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)

When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a Jewish prisoner or the role his own Nazi father plays in his imprisonment, Bruno embarks on a dangerous journey inside the camp's walls.

Plot Keywords: nationalism, concentration camp, world war ii, gas chamber, nazi, concentration camp prisoner, children in wartime

DirectorMark Herman
WritersJohn Boyne, Mark Herman
Production CompaniesBBC Films, Miramax, Heyday Films
Production CountriesUnited Kingdom, United States of America
Spoken LanguagesEnglish

Alternate Titles

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
De jongen in de gestreepte pyjama
Мальчик в полосатой пижаме