Jojo Rabbit

Jojo Rabbit

COMING SOON TO CINEMAS24 October 2019
Jojo Rabbit

WWII comedy from filmmaker Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok) who also stars as a little boy's imaginary Hitler.

The world view of a lonely German boy (newcomer Roman Griffin Davis as Jojo) is upended when he discovers that his mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie, Leave No Trace) in their attic. Aided only by his moronic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo starts to confront his blind nationalism.

2019108 minsUSA, Germany
ComedyDramaWar
Director:
Taika Waititi ('Thor: Ragnarok', 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople', 'Boy')
Writer:
Taika Waititi
Cast:
Roman Griffin DavisTaika WaititiThomasin McKenzieScarlett Johansson
95%
want to see

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Newshub

Newshub

press

If there was ever a time for a story which does nothing but spread love not hate, that time is right now. The bond between mother and son, between new friends and old ones and the idea that we have to mend the self-made fissures in humanity generation by generation - it’s all here. JoJo Rabbit will wrap you up in the cinematic group hug that laughing and crying together in a dark theatre can bring.

5.0
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Collider

Collider

press

Taika Waititi scores again thanks to his signature style of comedy, excellent cast, and message of love and hope.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Just as it was easy to like 1999 multiple Oscar winner Life Is Beautiful, it was even easier to dislike it, and the same holds true for Jojo Rabbit...

0
Variety

Variety

press

It's a feel-good movie, all right, but one that uses the fake danger of defanged black comedy to leave us feeling good about the fact that we're above a feel-good movie.

0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

What Waititi thinks is shockingly audacious is in fact frustratingly timid, he opts for a gentle prod when maybe a punch would do.

2.0
0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

[I]f "Jojo Rabbit" has anything to teach us, it's that sniffles can be an even greater divider.

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

Disposable frivolity that promises fun at the cinema, if not resonance.

3.0
0
Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

press

Jojo Rabbit is more of a roast than a reckoning, which I suppose would be fine if it were only aiming for comedy. But this is a movie with lofty humanist ideas.

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

In its precision, Jojo Rabbit may remind you of Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel, another comedy in which clownish forces of fascism squared off against love, humour and elegance - both movies feel like they come from the same universe.

4.0
0
Newshub

Newshub

press

If there was ever a time for a story which does nothing but spread love not hate, that time is right now. The bond between mother and son, between new friends and old ones and the idea that we have to mend the self-made fissures in humanity generation by generation - it’s all here. JoJo Rabbit will wrap you up in the cinematic group hug that laughing and crying together in a dark theatre can bring.

5.0
0
Collider

Collider

press

Taika Waititi scores again thanks to his signature style of comedy, excellent cast, and message of love and hope.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Just as it was easy to like 1999 multiple Oscar winner Life Is Beautiful, it was even easier to dislike it, and the same holds true for Jojo Rabbit...

0
Variety

Variety

press

It's a feel-good movie, all right, but one that uses the fake danger of defanged black comedy to leave us feeling good about the fact that we're above a feel-good movie.

0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

What Waititi thinks is shockingly audacious is in fact frustratingly timid, he opts for a gentle prod when maybe a punch would do.

2.0
0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

[I]f "Jojo Rabbit" has anything to teach us, it's that sniffles can be an even greater divider.

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

Disposable frivolity that promises fun at the cinema, if not resonance.

3.0
0
Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

press

Jojo Rabbit is more of a roast than a reckoning, which I suppose would be fine if it were only aiming for comedy. But this is a movie with lofty humanist ideas.

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

In its precision, Jojo Rabbit may remind you of Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel, another comedy in which clownish forces of fascism squared off against love, humour and elegance - both movies feel like they come from the same universe.

4.0
0

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