The 1A Movie Club Sees 'Jojo Rabbit' "My grandmother survived the Holocaust and I don't think there was anything offensive [about the film]," one caller told us. They said it's a good opportunity to educate viewers.

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The 1A Movie Club Sees 'Jojo Rabbit'

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Taika Waititi (L) and Roman Griffin Davis (R) star in JOJO RABBIT. KIMBERLEY FRENCH/© 2019 TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX FILM CORPORATION ALL RIGHTS RESERVED hide caption

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Taika Waititi (L) and Roman Griffin Davis (R) star in JOJO RABBIT.

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An imaginary friend can inspire you, make you laugh and even keep you company when you feel alone. But I'm guessing your imaginary friend was not Adolf Hitler.

In the new satirical film "Jojo Rabbit," 10-year-old Jojo Betzler is training in the Nazi Youth during the Third Reich, near the end of World War II, with his imaginary friend Adolf Hitler by his side.

Making fun of Nazis is not easy to do: satisfying, perhaps, but tricky. Does "Jojo Rabbit" strike the right balance? And what else does this movie do well, besides mocking Nazis?

To answer these questions, we spoke to John Horn, vice president of the 1A Movie Club and host of "The Frame" — a daily arts and entertainment program from KPCC in Los Angeles; Tasha Robinson, the film and TV editor for The Verge; and Steven Luckert, the senior curator for Holocaust education at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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