The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

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Lochlyn Bickmore ENGL 1010-022 Camon Davison Genre Experiment #1 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas The movie, “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas,” is about a little 8 year old boy's perspective of World War Two. It informs you about some of the horrible things that happened, but they did it in a very creative way. All the parts they added to the movie made it really good. They didn't ruin the movie at all, they made it flow better and helped the audience get to know the characters more. The way they ended the movie was very well done; the climax at the end brought me to tears. There were two shots that I really liked at the end. A close-up of Bruno's father shows that he is devastated by what happened to his son. Another really great shot in the movie, which really made you feel like you were there watching it all happen to them. Was at the very end, it slowly zooms out and shows the door to the “gas room” slowing closing, as it continues to zoom out it shows all of the prisoners clothes lying on the floor, giving you an idea of how many were killed that day. There were quite a few differences from the book to the movie. In the movie, the Mother seems to be happy with them leaving Berlin, and that it will be a good experience for them; but in the book the way the author describes her face and the way she tells Bruno they are moving, you can tell she doesn't want to move. She seems to have two different personalities (in the beginning) between the book and the movie. But I think the reason the film makers made her seem happier, was to show that she trusted her husband, didn't want to face the truth about his doings, and also to show that she still didn't know everything her husband was doing. The movie began with Bruno and his friends running home from school. In the book he comes home from school and his mom tells him that they are going to be moving tomorrow. I

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