Roman Griffin Davis plays Johannes "Jojo" Betzler, a Hitler Youth member who finds out his mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in their attic. He also deals with an imaginary friend-version of Adolf Hitler (Waititi). The movie also stars Rebel Wilson, Stephen Merchant, Alfie Allen, and Sam Rockwell.
The movie had its world premiere at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2019. Jojo Rabbit was released theatrically in the United States on October 18, 2019, and in New Zealand on October 24, 2019. It had strong positive reviews, although many criticized how the Nazis were seen as almost harmless and funny.
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