By EW Staff
Updated October 31, 2008 at 04:00 AM EDT

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Jack Scanlon
Directed by: Mark Herman
Release date: November 7

A Nazi officer’s 8-year-old son (Butterfield) strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young concentration camp inmate (Scanlon) in this adaptation of John Boyne’s 2006 children’s novel. Like the book, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas faces a tough challenge: addressing the Holocaust in a way that’s both realistic and kid-friendly.