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A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.

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Directed by

Taika Waititi

Written by

Taika Waititi (Screenplay)
Christine Leunens (Novel)

Runtime

108 minutes

Country

United States of America, New Zealand, Czech Republic

Language

English

Tagline

An anti-hate satire.

Cast

Keywords

world war ii single mother based on novel or book nazism satire imaginary friend children in wartime 1940s jew persecution hitler youth child protagonist adolf hitler

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#32 on The 50 Most Critically-Acclaimed Films of 2019 They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?