The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is a Drama, War flick released on 26 November 2008 (USA), scored 7.8 imdb rating while grossed $9,030,581 at US box-office. Amid World War II, 8-year-old Bruno (Asa Butterfield) and his family leave Berlin to take up living arrangement close to the inhumane imprisonment where his dad (David Thewlis) has recently progressed toward becoming commandant. Miserable and forlorn, he meanders out behind his home one day and discovers Shmuel (Jack Scanlon), a Jewish kid of his age. In spite of the fact that the security barrier of the camp isolates them, the young men start a taboo kinship, absent to the genuine idea of their environment. This film is directed by Mark Herman and features Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend in lead roles while film has run-time of 1h 34min.
Initial release: 12 September 2008 (United Kingdom)
Director: Mark Herman
Distributed by: North America: Miramax Films; International: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Screenplay: Mark Herman
Awards: The British Independent Film Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film