“Jojo Rabbit marks Taika Waititi’s return to feature film directing following the thunderously well received Thor: Ragnarok, and finds a 10-year-old boy struggling to make sense of his surroundings in Nazi Germany. The boy’s life consists of book burning parties, ambush techniques and special school sessions on blowing stuff up.
The titular Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis) becomes conflicted, however, when he discovers that his mother Rosie (Scarlett Johansson) has been sheltering young Jewish girl Elsa (Thomas McKenzie) in their loft. Good job Jojo has an imaginary friend to guide him through these times of trouble.
It’s just a shame that the friend is one Adolf Hitler (portrayed with gleeful abandon by Waititi himself). Or, at least, how Jojo imagines him… ”
To read the rest of my look at the best imaginary friends in film, follow this link.