Jojo Rabbit was chosen by the National Board of Review and the American Film Institute as one of the ten best films of the year. At the 92nd Academy Awards, the film received six nominations and writer/director Taika Waititi won for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Young Jojo Betzler is a member of the Hitler Youth in 1940s Germany. Lonely and saddled with the nickname "Rabbit," he seeks to prove himself a loyal and capable member of The Reich. But when he discovers his mother is hiding a Jewish girl from German authorities, he must decide where his loyalty resides, with his mother or the state. Dogging him the entire way is his imaginary friend . . . none other than Der Fuhrer, Adolf Hitler.
RATED: R For language throughout and sexual references.
STARRING: Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver, Laura Dern, Alan Alda, Ray Liotta, Julie Hagerty, Merritt Wever, Azhy Robertson, Wallace Shawn, Martha Kelly
Oscar nominated for Best Picture, Original Score and Original Screenplay. Also nominated: Adam Driver for Actor in a Leading Role, Scarlett Johansson for Actress in a Leading Role and Laura Dern for Actress in a Supporting Role.
A husband and wife face the truths of a marriage that is over as well as starting new lives on their own. Meanwhile, the family they have built must still must go on, even if the building blocks which created it will never be the same. The children also deal with the loss in their own ways as they find their parents trying to keep the same dynamic in play.
Oscar nominated for Best Picture, Costume Design, Original Score and Adapted Screenplay. Also nominated: Saoirse Ronan for Actress in a Leading Role and Florence Pugh for Actress in a Supporting Role.
In the late 1860's, the United States is just recovering from the bloody Civil War. Yet, life goes on in New England, where the four March sisters are growing up and discovering who they truly are. The narrative bounces between their times as small children and when they grow up and begin to leave their homes, breaking free from the shackles of their families and coming into their own identities. The four face heartbreak, sadness, love, and joy together in a world that's rapidly changing around them. They have to help each other change with it, or risk being left behind.