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Say ‘heil’ to ‘Jojo Rabbit’s’ comic Hitler predecessors, like the 3 Stooges, Charlie Chaplin, Mel Brooks

Posted on January 10, 2020. Filed under: Redtuhe |

Say ‘heil’ to ‘Jojo Rabbit’s’ comic Hitler predecessors, like the 3 Stooges, Charlie Chaplin, Mel Brooks

“Jojo Rabbit” dares to be always a piece of Third Reich hipster whimsy about a lad that is awkward budding 10-year-old Hitler youth (Roman Griffin Davis), whoever faithful imaginary companion is the one and only an extremely buffoonish iteration of Der Fuhrer himself. This demented dictator starts out as a goofy father substitute who encourages Jojo to be a good Nazi as he struggles to learn such skills as killing rabbits and throwing a grenade – an act that ends rather badly as played by the dark satire’s half-Jewish writer/director Taika Waititi in khaki pantaloons and askew mini-mustache. But because of the conclusion, this alt-world Adolf grows resentful that his reign within the real world has started to a conclusion while Jojo literally gives the hateful being the heave-ho and banishes him from their life forever. (more…)

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