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Jakob The Liar

Jakob The Liar

Year
Genre
Personal Score
N/A (Haven't seen the movie yet!)
Public Score
   6.3 / 10 (114 votes)
MPAA Rating
Running Time
120 mins
Media Type
Animated?
No
Country
Production Companies
Global Entertainment Productions GmbH & Company Medien KG,
Columbia Pictures,
Blue Wolf,
Kasso Inc. Productions
Release Date
September 16, 1999
Director
Peter Kassovitz
Producer
Steven Haft
Writers
Didier Decoin,
Marsha Garces Williams

Summary

In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out after curfew. While waiting for the German Kommondant, Jakob overhears a German radio broadcast about Russian troop movements. Returned to the ghetto, the shopkeeper shares his information with a friend and then rumors fly that there is a secret radio within the ghetto.
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