The boy in the striped pajamas

DVD - 2009

Set in Poland during World War II. Innocent and naive 8-year-old Bruno is bored and restless in his new home. Ignoring his mother, he sets off on an adventure in the woods. He comes across a high fence which separates him from the people he can see through it. Soon he meets a young boy in striped pajamas, and a surprising friendship develops.

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Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment : distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2009.
Widescreen version
Item Description
Based on the book "The Boy in the striped pajamas" by John Boyne.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (DVD)(ca. 94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Region 1, NTSC ; widescreen (1.85:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; dual-layer disc.
MPAA rating (feature) : PG-13; for some mature thematic material involving the Holocaust ; bonus material not rated.
Production Credits
Director of photography, Benoît Delhomme ; editor, Michael Ellis ; music, James Horner ; costume designer, Natalie Ward ; production designer, Martin Childs.
For home use or face-to-face teaching.
Other Authors
Mark Herman (-), John Boyne, 1971-, James Horner
  • Bonus features: "Friendship beyond the fence" featurette (ca. 20 min.) ; Optional audio feature commentary by writer/director Mark Herman and author John Boyne ; Deleted scenes with optional commentary by writer/director Mark Herman and author John Boyne.