Is Germany Ready to Laugh at Hitler in 'Jojo Rabbit'?

Is Germany Ready to Laugh at Hitler in 'Jojo Rabbit'?
Nearly 75 years after the end of World War II, is Germany prepared to embrace a big-screen comedy about Adolf Hitler? More specifically, will German audiences come out for Taika Waititi's Jojo Rabbit, a Nazi satire featuring Waititi himself in the role of an imaginary, goofy and goose-stepping Führer?

Making jokes about the most horrific period in German history — in a country still haunted by its past — can be a tricky business. My Führer, a 2007 satire from the Jewish-Swiss director Dani Levy — which imagines Hitler getting public speaking lessons from a Jewish actor — was lacerated ...
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