Bruno (Asa Butterfield) is 8 years old in 1940s Berlin when his daddy (David Thewlis) moves Mama (Vera Farmiga) and the kids closer to work. Small detail: Dad is a Nazi officer who runs a concentration camp. Gaping at a strange nearby ”farm,” the inquisitive lad befriends a boy on the other side of the barbed wire who is much like Bruno — except, you know, Jewish and slated for extinction. As a Holocaust-for-kids fable, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is an appalling, jaw-dropping movie that will cause serious nightmares. D?
Genre: Drama; Starring: Asa Butterfield, Zac Mattoon O'Brien; Director: Mark Herman; Author: Mark Herman; Release Date Limited: 11/07/2008; Runtime (in minutes): 86; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: Miramax
Posted November 5 2008 — 12:00 AM EST
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