The movie The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas features two boys.
- Schmuel, a Jewish inmate
- Bruno, a Nazi Commandant's son
Who exactly is the title referring to?
The title refers to Schmuel. The film is told from Bruno's point of view, and he sees the titular Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.
In the film, Bruno refers to the prison uniforms as Pyjamas multiple times. In fact, he even asks Schmuel about it:
Bruno: Can I ask you something?
Bruno: Why do you people wear pyjamas all day?
Schmuel: They’re not pyjamas.