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The boy in the striped pajamas [DVD/videorecording] / Miramax Films presents in association with BBC Films ; a Heyday Films production ; a film by Mark Herman ; produced by David Heyman ; screenplay by Mark Herman ; directed by Mark Herman.

Heyman, David, 1961- (Added Author). Herman, Mark. (Added Author). Farmiga, Vera. (Added Author). Thewlis, David, 1963- (Added Author). Friend, Rupert. (Added Author). Butterfield, Asa. (Added Author). Miramax Films. (Added Author). BBC Films. (Added Author). Heyday Films. (Added Author). Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Vera Farmiga, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend, Asa Butterfield. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

3 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rothsay LINK Site DVD BOY (Text) 33500013259924 Main Checked out 07/14/2020
Hallock Public Library DVD BOY (Text) 35500004402184 Main On holds shelf -
Roseau Public Library DVD BOY (Text) 35500004408769 Main Checked out 07/14/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780788884023
  • ISBN: 0788884026
  • ISBN: 9780788884023
  • ISBN: 057373204153
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment : 2009

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book "The boy in the striped pajamas" by John Boyne.
Special features: Deleted scenes (with optional commentary by writer/director Mark Herman and author John Boyne); "Friendship beyond the fence" featurette; feature commentary by writer/director Mark Herman and author John Boyne.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, BenoƮt Delhomme ; editor, Michael Ellis ; music, James Horner.
Participant or Performer Note:
Vera Farmiga, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend, Asa Butterfield.
Summary, etc.:
Poland, World War II. Innocent and naive 8-year-old Bruno is bored and restless in his new home. Ignoring his mother, he sets off on an adventure in the woods. He comes across a high fence which separates him from the people he can see through it. Soon he meets a young boy in striped pajamas, and a surprising friendship develops.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some mature thematic material involving the Holocaust.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC.
Language Note:
English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Subject: Boys > Poland > Drama.
Fences > Poland > Drama.
Concentration camps > Poland > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Prisoners and prisons > Drama.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Poland > Drama.
Genre: War films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
War > Feature.
War films.
Fiction films.

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