Writer, director and co-star Taika Waititi took a risk with his WWII satire, which has touched the hearts of audiences and critics. Check out a few of our exclusive cast interviews and stories before you screen JOJO RABBIT at the AMC Best Picture Showcase.
Poignant and Ambitious
In an exclusive interview with AMC, the JOJO RABBIT cast discussed the unique vision of writer/director Taika Waititi, who balanced laugh-out-loud comedy with emotional moments and an important social message. Hear more in the clip above.
Which Oscars® Might Jojo Rabbit Win?
JOJO RABBIT earned a total of six Oscar® nominations, including Best Supporting Actress for Scarlett Johansson and Best Adapted Screenplay for Taika Waititi. But there are a couple of other areas where the movie shines. Take a look at our early Oscar predictions.
The Surprise Star of Jojo Rabbit
It’s difficult to stand out in a comedy when you are trying to pull focus away from an actor playing Adolf Hitler, which is part of the reason why Scarlett Johansson’s turn in JOJO RABBIT is really special. As Rosie, Johansson overwhelms the screen with her charisma, humor and inner light.
Sensitive and Soulful
At the film’s world premiere, AMC caught up with the stars of JOJO RABBIT to learn more about the satire and its underlying message of love and family. Hear from Scarlett Johansson, director Taika Waititi and more.
Jojo Rabbit Tells Sweet Story in an Unexpected Way
Beneath the shock of seeing Adolf Hitler trying to get laughs, JOJO RABBIT hides its true mission, which is to tell a sweet coming-of-age story about a boy confused by his status and needing to learn about love in a country that wasn’t feeling much of it at the time. Learn why we describe the satire as sentimental, tender, loving and hilarious.