The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
28th August 2008

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

All Genres:
Drama, Thriller, War

Release Year: 2008

Country: UK | USA

Runtime: 94 min | Israel:93 min

Languages: English


Tagline: A timeless story of innocence lost and humanity found.


Writers: John Boyne (novel) Mark Herman (screenplay)


Cast: Asa Butterfield … Bruno
Zac Mattoon O'Brien … Leon (as Zac Mattoon-O'Brien)
Domonkos Németh … Martin
Henry Kingsmill … Karl
Vera Farmiga … Elsa – Mother
Cara Horgan … Maria
Zsuzsa Holl … Berlin Cook
Amber Beattie … Gretel
László Áron … Lars
David Thewlis … Father
Richard Johnson … Grandpa
Sheila Hancock … Grandma
Charlie Baker … Palm Court Singer
Iván Verebély … Meinberg
Béla Fesztbaum … Schultz


Plot: Set during World War II, a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp, whose forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.


Awards: 2 wins & 5 nominations


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