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Rated
PG-13
Runtime 94 min
Ratings
63% critics Rotten Tomatoes
85% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 14+ Common Sense Media
Genre Drama, War
Release 11/26/08
Actors Asa Butterfield, Zac Mattoon O'Brien, Domonkos Németh, Henry Kingsmill
Directors Mark Herman
Young Bruno lives a wealthy lifestyle in prewar Germany along with his mother, elder sister, and SS Commandant father. The family relocates to the countryside where his father is assigned to take command a prison camp. A few days later, Bruno befriends another youth, strangely dressed in striped pajamas, named Shmuel who lives behind an electrified fence. Bruno will soon find out that he is not permitted to befriend his new friend as he is a Jew, and that the neighboring yard is actually a prison camp for Jews awaiting extermination.
Genre Drama, War
Release 11/26/08
Actors Asa Butterfield, Zac Mattoon O'Brien, Domonkos Németh, Henry Kingsmill
Directors Mark Herman
Young Bruno lives a wealthy lifestyle in prewar Germany along with his mother, elder sister, and SS Commandant father. The family relocates to the countryside where his father is assigned to take command a prison camp. A few days later, Bruno befriends another youth, strangely dressed in striped pajamas, named Shmuel who lives behind an electrified fence. Bruno will soon find out that he is not permitted to befriend his new friend as he is a Jew, and that the neighboring yard is actually a prison camp for Jews awaiting extermination.