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2008-09-12 03:00:15

THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS (12A) STARS: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Jack Scanlon, Rupert Friend, Sheila Hancock. DIRECTOR: Mark Herman. BASED on the best-selling novel by John Boyne, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas relives the horrors of the Second World War from the perspective of an eight-year-old German tyke, who is blissfully unaware of the vital role played by his Nazi officer fatherin the unfolding tragedy. The subject matter is incredibly bleak and the final act of this...

2008-09-11 06:00:25

By Steve Pratt, Damon Smith; Damon Smith The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas (12A, 94mins) ***** Stars: Asa Butterfield, Jack Scanlon, Amber Beattie, David Thewlis, Vera Farmiga, Sheila Hancock, Rupert Friend, David Hayman, Jim Norton, Cara Horgan THE friendship of Bruno and Shmuel is both unexpected and touching. One is the son of a Nazi commandant, the other is a Jewish boy held captive in a concentration camp. They get to know each other separated by a barbed wire fence. They are...


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