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Hitler, youth: Taika Waititi as Adolf Hitler and Roman Griffin Davis as Jojo in Jojo Rabbit.

Disney has enchanted generations of children with films about a motherless deer, a singing bear and a cat-kidnapping French butler. Whether it can do the same with a black comedy about a small boy whose imaginary best friend is Adolf Hitler remains to be seen.

Months before its European release date, Jojo Rabbit has already stirred up discomfort in Germany, where the Third Reich is not usually considered a fit subject for cheap laughs.

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