Poignancy, Shock in Holocaust Drama 'Boy in Striped Pajamas'

"The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" adds another poignant tale to the canon of Holocaust movies. Though not as epic as "Schindler's List," this story about the wartime experiences of two children is more haunting and moving than 1997's "Life Is Beautiful" and is reminiscent of 1987's "Au Revoir, Les Enfants," directed by Louis Malle. It also is a notably faithful rendering of John Boyne's novel, told from the perspective of a young boy. Bruno (Asa Butterfield) is a privileged 8-year-old German...Full Story
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