Film Review: Jojo Rabbit

Henry Black

Hi everyone!

I have been to the cinema a lot recently. One of my favourite films that I went to see was Jojo Rabbit.

Directed by Taika Waititi, Jojo Rabbit tells the story of a young Hitler Youth, Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis), and his imaginary friend Hitler (Taika Waititi). Jojo soon discovers that his mother Rosie (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a Jewish girl, Elsa (Thomasin McKenzie), in their attic.

The humour throughout the film is exquisite. It is extremely intelligent in that it is bordering on childish, as the story is told through Jojo. I was laughing throughout, particularly at Taika Waititi’s portrayal of the evil dictator and at Sam Rockwell’s magnificent performance as a Nazi Captain.

My favourite actor in the film is hands down Scarlett Johansson. Her portrayal of the rebellious Rosie is mesmerising. The roll allows Scarlett to display a range of acting not necessarily needed in…

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