An Overview of the Movie: 'The Boy in the Striped Pajamas'

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THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is one of the best movies of 2008 that tells about how the story of two boys that become friends. It is a very touching film with a nice story. This movie breaks down stereotypes we have of people during WWII and clearly shows that some may have wanted these atrocities to happen but some really did not believe it would. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas was written and directed by Mark Herman. This movie was set during World War II. It is a story seen through the innocent eyes of Bruno a son of a commandment of a concentration camp whose forbidden friends ship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence which has a startling and unexpected conclusion. Young Bruno lives a wealthy lifestyle in prewar Germany along with his mother, elder sister, and SS Commandant father. The family relocates to the countryside where his father is assigned to take command a prison camp. A few days later, Bruno befriends another youth, strangely dressed in striped pajamas, named Shmuel who lives behind an electrified fence. Bruno will soon find out that he is not permitted to befriend his new friend as he is a Jew, and that the neighboring yard is actually a prison camp for Jews awaiting extermination. This movie is one of the best movies of how concentration camps were. When you watch this movie you will feel like you are in the movie during the very bad era. This movie instantly puts the audience into the mid space of a faceless non-Jewish Germans from that time, people just wanting to get on with life and escape the notice in history. People should watch this film because it gives you an inside story about what actually happened in World War Two in Germany. As this film is based on a factual event, it shows you the inside horror seeping into Bruno’s life. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas has a very

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