“JOJO RABBIT marked the first time cinematographer Mihai Malaimare Jr. worked with Taika Waititi, who wrote, directed and starred in the film–which last month won the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. The honor is viewed as an early harbinger of what’s to come in Hollywood’s awards season. Every Toronto Audience award winner in the past decade has scored a Best Picture Oscar nomination. Last year’s Audience winner GREEN BOOK went on to take the Academy Award for Best Picture, continuing a tradition which saw such films as 12 YEARS A SLAVE, THE KING’S SPEECH and SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE win the Toronto honor and then the coveted Best Picture Oscar.”

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