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Basic facts

Original title The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Original work
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 15
Swedish release 2008-12-19


Vera Farmiga
Elsa, Brunos mor

David Thewlis

Rupert Friend
löjtnant Kotler

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Film Editor
Production Mixer
Executive Producer
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Still Photographer
Costume Designer
Make-up Supervisor
Hair Stylist
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Sound Editor
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Vera Farmiga Elsa, Brunos mor
David Thewlis fadern
Rupert Friend löjtnant Kotler
David Hayman Pavel
Asa Butterfield Bruno
Jack Scanlon Shmuel
Amber Beattie Gretel
Sheila Hancock mormor
Richard Johnson morfar
Zac Mattoon-O'Brien Leon
Domonkos Németh Martin
Henry Kingsmill Karl
Cara Horgan Maria
Zsuzsa Holl kokerskan från Berlin
László Áron Lars
Charlie Baker sångaren i Palm Court
Iván Verebély Meinberg
Béla Fesztbaum Schultz
Attila Egyed Heinz
Jim Norton Herr Liszt
László Nádasi Isaak
László Quitt kapo 1
Mihály Szabados kapo 2
Zsolt Sáfár Kovács kapo 3 - Sonderkommando
Gábor Harsay äldre judisk man


Production Company Heyday Films Ltd.
Copyright Miramax Film Corp. 2008
Presented by Miramax Film Corp.
BBC Films
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Sweden AB 2008
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment AB 2009

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 146131
Date 2008-11-27
Classification Allowed from age 15
Original length 2579 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 363, 464, 446, 454, 406, 446.

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.85:1
Sound type Sound
Sound system Dolby Digital
Colour type Colour
Colour system DeLuxe Color
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2587 meter
Length in minutes 95 min

Original work

Original title The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Novel)
Author John Boyne

Production location

2007-04-29 2007-07-07
Mafilm Studio Budapest Hungary (ateljé)
Lloyd Studio Budaors Hungary (ateljé)
Fót, Pest Hungary (barnhemmet)
Kerepesi-kyrkogården Budapest Hungary
Zugló Budapest Hungary
Sacelláry-kastellet Budafok, Budapest Hungary

Release dates

Release in Sweden 2008-12-19 Sweden 94 min
Festival showing 2008-08-28 Odeon Cinema Dunfermline, Fife, Skottland United Kingdom 94 min (Carnegie Film Festival)
First showing 2008-09-12 United Kingdom 94 min
Other showing 2008-09-04 Dublin Ireland 94 min (Premiär i Irland)
2008-11-07 USA 94 min (Premiär i USA)
DVD release 2009-04-22 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Rhythm for You
Composer Eddy Christiani
Frans Poptie

Original title Ich liebe das Leben
Composer Matthias Seuffert

Original title Smile When You Say Goodbye
Composer Harry Parr-Davies
Lyrics Harry Parr-Davies

Original title Die Fahne hoch!
Composer Horst Wessel (1927)

Original title Romantic Violin
Composer Hans Conzelmann
Delle Haensch

Original title Stomping at the Ritz
Composer Alan Moorhouse

Original title Mein Regiment, mein Heimatland

Original title Orchids and Roses
Composer Joyce Cochrane

Holdings Posters

Size Less than 850 x 400

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