Taika Waititi’s Nazi satire Jojo Rabbit captures 2019 TIFF People’s Choice Award

Jojo Rabbit, Taika Waititi’s Nazi Germany-set “anti-hate satire,” has captured this year’s Toronto International Film Festival People’s Choice Award. The film centres on a young German boy (Roman Griffin Davis) who dreams of being a good Nazi, aided by his imaginary friend Adolf Hitler (portrayed by New Zealand filmmaker Waititi himself). Antigone, a modern-day adaptation of the classical Greek tale directed by Sophie Deraspe, won Best Canadian Feature Film.

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