Analysis Of The Movie ' The Boy Of The Striped Pajamas ' Essay example

2017 Words Sep 28th, 2016 9 Pages
4 Vilenchik
Michelle Vilenchik
Professor. Popy Begum
24 September 2016
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas directed by Mark Herman and produced by David Hayman was released on November 7, 2008. Although the setting of the film is in Nazi occupied Germany, it was actually directed within the United Kingdom.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas delivers both a riveting and chilling message that depicts the true power of friendship and its boundless nature. In this film, Bruno is an eight-year-old boy living in Nazi occupied Berlin, who along with his family moves to the German countryside when his father, a German soldier receives a promotion. Having to leave all his friends in a hurry, Bruno felt very lonely in his new home and began daily exploratory exhibitions. After seeing a concentration camp from his bedroom window, Bruno became curious about the people on the “farm”, as he called it. To his mother’s dismay, Bruno left his secluded play area and ran to the outskirts of the camp, where he befriended a Jewish boy named Shmuel. Bruno did not understand why he wasn’t able to join the camp and Shmuel but daily he would come back to play with his friend. As their friendship grew, Bruno began to gain an understanding of why he wasn’t able to join Shmuel or have any contact with him at all. Despite his newfound…

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