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Jakob the Liar

Author: Peter KassovitzDidier DecoinMarsha Garces WilliamsSteven HaftRobin WilliamsAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia Tristar Home Video, [2000]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Nazi-occupied Poland a poor Jewish cafe owner invents fictitious news bulletins about Allied advances against the Nazis. These lies keep hope and humor alive among the ghetto inhabitants.
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Genre/Form: War films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction films
Film adaptations
War
DVD-Video discs
Drama
Named Person: Jurek Becker
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kassovitz; Didier Decoin; Marsha Garces Williams; Steven Haft; Robin Williams; Alan Arkin; Hannah Taylor-Gordon; Bob Balaban; Michael Jeter; Armin Mueller-Stahl; Liev Schreiber; Nina Siemaszko; Edward Shearmur; Elemér Ragályi; Claire Simpson, (Film editor); Jurek Becker; Columbia Pictures.; Blue Wolf Productions.; Kasso Inc. Productions.; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0767821475 9780767821476
OCLC Number: 43686168
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Based on the novel Jakob der Lügner by Jurek Becker.
Special features include: digitally remastered audio & anamorphic video, widescreen and full screen versions, director's commentary, "making-of" featurette, isolated music score, production notes, interactive menus, talent files, scene selections.
Credits: Music by Edward Shearmur ; cinematography by Elemér Ragályi ; editor, Claire Simpson.
Cast: Robin Williams, Alan Arkin, Bob Balaban, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Michael Jeter, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Liev Schreiber, Nina Siemaszko.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13 ; Canadian Home Video rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, double-sided ; region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) ; Dolby digital 5.1.
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures presents ; Blue Wolf Productions with Kasso Inc. ; screenplay by Peter Kassovitz & Didier Decoin ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams, Steven Haft ; directed by Peter Kassovitz.

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In Nazi-occupied Poland a poor Jewish cafe owner invents fictitious news bulletins about Allied advances against the Nazis. These lies keep hope and humor alive among the ghetto inhabitants.

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