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VHS DS 135 P6 (COL)


Jakob the liar

Main Title: Jakob the liar [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures ; Blue Wolf Productions ; Kasso Inc. ; screenplay by Peter Kassovitz and Didier Decoin ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams and Steven Haft ; directed by Peter Kassovitz.

Published/Created: Culver city, Calif. : Columbia Tristar Home Video, c2000.

Description: 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

Local Call No: VHS DS 135 P6

Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Note: Based on the novel Jakob der Lügner by Jurek Becker.
Note: Rated PG-13.

Cast: ALan Arkin, Bob Balaban, Michael Jeter, Armin Mueller-Staihl, Liev Schreiber

Credits: Music by Edward Shearmur ; cinematography by Elemér Ragályi.

Summary: 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.

Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Jewish resistance -- Poland -- Drama.
Subject: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Fiction.
Subject: Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945 -- Drama.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Fiction.
Subject: Jews -- Germany -- Fiction.

Related Name: Kassovitz, Peter.
Related Name: Williams, Robin.

2000 Edition
videorecording VHS 120 min.
1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. : 1/2 in.
©2000,  2000, Columbia Tristar Home Video , Culver city, Calif.
Distributed by Magnavision Inc.
AV Material ID 1000003087
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