The Movie ' The Boy 's The Striped Pajamas ' Essay

1234 Words Sep 12th, 2016 5 Pages
As Bill Goodykoontz says, “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is a really good movie, a parable about innocence and loss that almost any critic could recommend without hesitation.” This movie tells the story of a family of four, a father, a mother and their two children Gretel and Bruno. The movie begins, as the family is getting ready to move to a farm for the father’s job as a Nazi commandant. Throughout the film, viewers will see the mom begin to question the real reason they moved to the farm, and they will watch Bruno begin to form a relationship with a Jew on the other side of the fence. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas allows the audience to see the Holocaust through the eyes of a child, experience unique relationships between characters and connect through real circumstances of the Holocaust. This heartbreaking film reminds us to never forget what happened 73 years ago. Children see the world very differently than adults do. They pick up on different things, question everything and view the world as a much better place. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is told from Bruno’s point of view. This enhances the movie greatly because the audience will see all that is going in through the eyes of an eight-year-old boy. For example, Bruno goes exploring one day and ends up at the fence of the concentration camp. When he is there, he meets Shmuel a Jewish boy that is eight years old just like him. They begin to form a friendship from opposite sides of the fence. Bruno begins to ask…

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