The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

  • PG-13
  • 2008
  • 94 min
  • UK, USA
  • drama, war

Through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a German concentration camp, a forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.

Director: Mark Herman

Screenwriter: Mark Herman

Stars: Asa Butterfield, Jack Scanlon, Vera Farmiga

A touching and haunting family film that deals with the Holocaust in an arresting and unusual manner, and packs a brutal final punch of a twist.


Main Cast


Producer: David Heyman

Editor: Michael Ellis

Casting: Pippa Hall, Leo Davis, Veronika Varjasi

Director Of Photography: Benoît Delhomme

Original Music Composer: James Horner

Costume Design: Natalie Ward

Executive Producer: Mark Herman, Christine Langan

Production Design: Martin Childs


Tagline: Lines may divide us, but hope will unite us.

Genres: drama, war

Certificate: PG-13

Categories: holocaust, nazis, fence, jew, concentration camp, world war two, starvation, gas chamber, anti semitism, nazi germany, ss, berlin germany


Year: 2008

Runtime: 94 min

Country: UK, USA

Language: English, Spanish

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS