September 17 | Different Perspectives of World War II
September 17, 2020
World War II is a dark time in our history and these films do not shy away from that. Here are some recommendations that are brutal, satirical, and occasionally irreverent.
Jojo Rabbit: Recipient of a 2020 Academy Award, “Jojo Rabbit” follows a young boy named Jojo living in Nazi Germany. When he finds out that his mother has been hiding a Jewish girl in their home, Jojo must decide where his loyalties lie. Taika Waititi directs, writes, and stars in this darkly humorous satire about indoctrination. WATCH on Prime Video.
Inglourious Basterds: A group of American-Jewish soldiers and a French theater owner carry out a mission to assassinate Nazi leadership. Directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, and Michael Fassbender, this alternate history is a brutal and violent story of revenge. RENT on Prime Video.
Hunters: Set in New York during the ‘70s, “Hunters” is about a young man who joins a group of Nazi hunters determined to stop a secret society of Nazis from rising to power. This inventive series stars Al Pacino and Logan Lerman. WATCH on Prime Video.