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Jakob The Liar

Jakob The Liar

Year
Genre
Personal Score
N/A (Haven't seen the movie yet!)
Public Score
   6.1 / 10 (93 votes)
MPAA Rating
Running Time
120 mins
Media Type
Animated?
No
Country
Production Companies
Columbia Pictures,
Global Entertainment Productions GmbH & Company Medien KG,
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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