Jojo Rabbit is a comedy-drama film written and directed by Taika Waititi, based on Christine Leunens’s book Caging Skies.
Roman Griffin Davis portrays the title character, 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 must then question his beliefs, while dealing with the intervention of his imaginary friend, a fanciful version of Adolf Hitler (Waititi). The film also stars Rebel Wilson, Stephen Merchant, Alfie Allen, and Sam Rockwell.
Jojo Rabbit was chosen by the National Board of Review and the American Film Institute as one of the ten best films of the year.
At the 92nd Academy Awards, the film received six nominations, including Best Picture and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Johansson, and Waititi won for Best Adapted Screenplay.
At the 77th Golden Globe Awards the film was nominated for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and Best Actor – Musical or Comedy for Davis.