Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 1 hours, 34 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: July 19, 2011
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: Miramax Lionsgate
- Note: Audio commentary with writer/director Mark Herman and author John Boyne
- Friendship beyond the fence featurette
- Deleted scenes
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- DTS HD Master Audio - English
- Subtitles - Spanish
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Empire - 10/01/2008
4 stars out of 5 -- "Mark Herman's adaptation of John Boyne's novella succeeds....Both Vera Farmiga and David Thewlis furnish their parental roles with real humanity."
USA Today - 11/07/2008
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS adds another poignant tale to the canon of Holocaust movies....It is also a notably faithful rendering of John Boyne's novel, told from the perspective of a young boy."
Los Angeles Times - 11/07/2008
"[A]n affecting drama that refuses to soft-pedal its harrowing conclusion."
Chicago Sun-Times - 11/05/2008
"THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PAJAMAS is not only about Germany during the war, although the story it tells is heartbreaking in more than one way."
Rolling Stone - 11/13/2008
3 stars out of 4 -- "[T]he power of the story and the performances -- young Butterfield amazes -- is indisputable."
Based On A Novel |
Theatrical Release |
World War II |