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Meet Frau Betzler in a New Jojo Rabbit Clip

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We’ve already seen one clip, but this new clip from Jojo Rabbit gives you a great intro to Scarlett Johansson’s Frau Betzler! The clip also features Sam Rockwell’s Captain Klenzendorf. In case you missed it, you can still read our 9 out of 10 review of the film here as well.

Written and directed by Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, Hunt for the Wilderpeople), the film also stars Rebel Wilson, Waititi, Thomasin McKenzie, and Roman Griffin Davis.

Jojo Rabbit had its world premiere at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2019, where it won the People’s Choice Award. Disney’s Fox Searchlight Pictures will release the movie in theaters on October 18.

Waititi brings his signature style of humor and pathos to his latest film, Jojo Rabbit, a World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy (Roman Griffin Davis) whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother, Frau Betzler (Scarlett Johansson), is hiding a young girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi), Jojo must confront his naive patriotism.

The film is based on the novel Caging Skies by Christine Leunens. The book is described as follows:

An avid member of the Hitler Youth in 1940s Vienna, Johannes Betzler discovers his parents are hiding a Jewish girl named Elsa behind a false wall in their home. His initial horror turns to interest—then love and obsession. After his parents disappear, Johannes is the only one aware of Elsa’s existence in the house and the only one responsible for her survival.

By turns disturbing and blackly comic, haunting and cleverly satirical, Christine Leunens’s captivating and masterful novel—sold in 16 countries and the basis for a major forthcoming film by Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnorak,What We Do in the Shadows)—examines this world of truth and lies, laying bare the darkest corners of the human soul.

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Mirko Parlevliethttp://VitalThrills.com
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded VitalThrills.com to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.

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