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Eight-year-old Bruno (Asa Butterfield) befriends an unusual kid about his age (Jack Scanlon) living on the other side of a fence behind his home. But what the innocent child doesn't realize is that The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is actually a Jewish youngster being held in a concentration camp overseen by Bruno's father, a Nazi Commandant (David Thewlis).

MPAA Rating PG-13 for some mature thematic material involving the Holocaust.
Theatrical Release November 7, 2008
Cast David Thewlis, Vera Farmiga, Asa Butterfield, Jack Scanlon.
Run Time 85
2008 Miramax Official Movie Website

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