Directed by and starring Taika Waititi, JOJO RABBIT (2019) was recognized in the year of its release with an AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to the official rationale, “JOJO RABBIT pulls itself out of a hat – a cinematic magic trick of miraculous tonal mayhem. Taika Waititi’s über-unique masterwork finds a bold new way to show the horrors of World War II in moments at once insane and insightful. Roman Griffin Davis’ affecting performance as Jojo captures the awakening of childish ignorance to understanding the evil around him, serving as stark warning to adults everywhere.”
JOJO RABBIT (2019) – AFI Movie Club
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