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'Jojo Rabbit' Producer Reflects on Film's Journey From Black List to Oscar Nominee

'Jojo Rabbit' Producer Reflects on Film's Journey From Black List to Oscar Nominee

A movie that, on paper at least, could have easily gone the way of Jerry Lewis' infamous debacle The Day the Clown Cried, Jojo Rabbit has defied all odds to become one of the year's most beloved films — an unlikely comedic tale about a 10-year-old fledgling Nazi and his imaginary best friend, Adolf Hitler. The film sprung from the mind of Taika Waititi, the New Zealand-based writer-actor-director, who transformed the sober 2004 novel Caging Skies into a World War II-set fairy tale that, when you least expect it to, yanks the rug out from under the audience while delivering a timely ...

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