John Boyne

John Boyne

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Now Playing: The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - I'm A Jew
Starring: Asa Butterfield, Jack Scanlon, Vera Farmiga

After much questioning, Bruno finally learns the truth about his new friend and his life on the "farm." In this scene: Bruno (Asa Butterfield), Shmuel (Jack Scanlon), Mother (Vera Farmiga)

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - I'm A Jew

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - I'm A Jew

After much questioning, Bruno finally learns the truth about his new friend and his life on the "farm." In this scene: Bruno (Asa Butterfield), Shmuel (Jack Scanlon), Mother (Vera Farmiga)

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - Rats Who Steal

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - Rats Who Steal

Bruno and Shmuel's friendship grows even more complicated when Shmuel is chosen to start working in the house. In this scene: Bruno (Asa Butterfield), Shmuel (Jack Scanlon), Lieutenant Kotler (Rupert Friend)

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - Nice to Meet You, Schmuel

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - Nice to Meet You, Schmuel

On one of his explorations, Bruno comes across the strange farm where he meets a young boy his own age. In this scene: Bruno (Asa Butterfield), Shmuel (Jack Scanlon)

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - I'm Really Sorry

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - I'm Really Sorry

Despite the propaganda films and the talk of his zealot sister, Bruno still wants to be friends with Shmuel. In this scene: Bruno (Asa Butterfield), Shmuel (Jack Scanlon)

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - The Doctor

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - The Doctor

After Bruno takes a nasty fall, Pavel comes to his rescue. In this scene: Bruno (Asa Butterfield), Pavel (David Hayman), Mother (Vera Farmiga)

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - When They Burn

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - When They Burn

Elsa learns the truth about her husband's role in the war, and it's not what she signed up for. In this scene: Bruno (Asa Butterfield), Mother (Vera Farmiga), Lieutenant Kotler (Rupert Friend), Father (David Thewlis)

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - Moving to the Country

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - Moving to the Country

Bruno's father is rising up the ranks in the Nazi party, which means he gets a new position and home far away from the city. In this scene: Bruno (Asa Butterfield), Mother (Vera Farmiga), Father (David Thewlis), Grandpa (Richard Johnson), Grandma (Sheila Hancock)

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - Checkers

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - Checkers

As the two boys laugh and play checkers, they seem almost like normal friends...if only there weren't a barbed wire fence between them. In this scene: Shmuel (Jack Scanlon), Bruno (Asa Butterfield)

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - They're Not Really People

The Boy In The Striped Pajamas - They're Not Really People

Bruno's excitement when he spots children on the nearby "farm" is quickly squelched when his parents tell him they are too strange to play with. In this scene: Bruno (Asa Butterfield), Mother (Vera Farmiga), Pavel (David Hayman), Father (David Thewlis), Lieutenant Kotler (Rupert Friend)