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Director:  Mark Herman
Cinematography:  Benoit Delhomme
Producer:  David Heyman
Music:  James Horner
Screenplay:  Mark Herman , based on the novel by John Boyne
Cast:  David Thewlis , Vera Farmiga , Rupert Friend , Asa Butterfield , Jack Scanlon
Production:  BBC Films/Heyday Films/Miramax Films
International distribution:  Walt Disney Pictures
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
United Kingdom-USA , 2008, 94 min, color
Awards:  Chicago 2008 - "Audience Award" ; BIFA for best actress to Vera Farmiga; San Sebastian - Competition

Berlin, 1940s. Eight year-old Bruno returns from playing with his school friends to find his home bustling with preparations: his father, a Nazi officer, has just been promoted and his mother is planning a party. Bruno sees no cause for celebration: his fathers new job is outside Berlin and the whole family will be moving to the countryside, forcing him to leave the home and friends he loves. His fears of loneliness are confirmed when the family arrives at their dreary, isolated new house. On the new place Bruno is intrigued by the existence of an odd sort of farm he can see from his bedroom window, where all the residents seem to be wearing striped pajamas.
Adapted from John Boynes best-selling novel, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is a fictional story told trough the eyes of an eight year old boy largely shielded from the reality of World War II. This unforgettable tale follows a forbidden friendship that forms between Bruno, the son of a Nazi commandant, and Shmuel, a Jewish boy held captive in a concentration camp. Though the two are separated physically by a barbed-wire fence, their friendship grows and their lives become inescapably intertwined.

Mark Herman
British director, born in 1954 in Bridlington, East Yorkshire. He entered the film industry in his late twenties having trained as an animator at the National Film School in England, and after studying film at Leeds Polytechnic also in the United Kingsom. His first feature-length project was Blame It On the Bellboy, a comedy about mistaken identity. His next features Brassed Off and Little Voice were critically acclaimed and won many prestigious film awards.
1992  Blame It on the Bellboy
1996  Brassed Off
1998  Little Voice
2000  Purely Belter
2003  Hope Springs
2008  The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
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