The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (movie)

2008 film directed by Mark Herman

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is a 2008 British-American historical drama movie. It is based on the book of the same name by John Boyne.[4] The movie is directed by Mark Herman and produced by David Heyman. It stars Asa Butterfield, Jack Scanlon, David Thewlis, Vera Farmiga, Amber Beattie, Richard Johnson and Rupert Friend.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
Directed byMark Herman
Written byMark Herman
Based onThe Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
by John Boyne
Produced byDavid Heyman
CinematographyBenoît Delhomme
Edited byMichael Ellis
Music byJames Horner
Distributed by
Release dates
  • 28 August 2008 (2008-08-28) (Carnegie Film Festival)
  • 12 September 2008 (2008-09-12) (United Kingdom)
  • 26 November 2008 (2008-11-26) (United States)
Running time
94 minutes
  • United Kingdom[1]
  • United States[1]
Budget$12.5 million[2]
Box office$44.1 million[3]

The movie is about a boy whose father is a soldier during the World War II. They decided to move to a new house so that the father can work near the extermination camps. The son likes to explore and he comes to meet a Jewish boy who lives in the extermination camp. One day, he decides to go into the camp and accidentally enters a gas chamber and dies along with all prisoners.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)". British Film Institute. 30 December 2016. Archived from the original on 30 December 2016. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  2. "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  3. "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008) – Financial Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 13 June 2011.
  4. Vilkomerson, Sara (March 31, 2009). "On Demand This Week: Lost Boys". The New York Observer. Retrieved July 4, 2011.

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