Jakob the Liar (1999)

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Released 18-Apr-2000
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Robin Williams - Oscar winner and much loved star of movie hits like MRS. DOUBTFIRE, JUMANJI, THE BIRDCAGE and WHAT DREAMS MAY COME - tackles his most challenging role yet in the bittersweet fable JAKOB THE LIAR. In Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II, humble café owner Jakob Heym accidentally overhears a forbidden radio broadcast detailing Allied military success against the Germans. When he shares the secret with friends, the rare good news travels fast - but so does the rumour that Jakob is now a daring resistance hero because, in ultimate defiance of the Germans, he owns and listens to a radio. With a glimmer of hope returned to the ghetto, Jakob now finds himself under pressure to supply more news ... and since he doesn't actually have a radio, the only choice is to lie.
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Starring
Robin Williams
Alan Arkin
Bob Balaban
Michael Jeter
Armin Mueller-Stahl
Liev Schreiber
Directed by
Peter Kassowitz
Music
Edward Shearmur
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding RSDL
(76:05)
Drama 1999 115:14 576i (PAL) 2 4
Video
Widescreen 1.78:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
English Dolby Digital 5.1 (448Kb/s), German Dolby Digital 5.1 (448Kb/s), English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0 (256Kb/s), Isolated Music Score Dolby Digital 4.0 L-C-R-S (448Kb/s)
Subtitles
English, German, Dutch, Arabic, Czech, Danish, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Turkish, German Audio Commentary, Dutch Audio Commentary
Extras
Theatrical Trailer-2, Isolated Musical Score, Audio Commentary-Peter Kassovitz (Director), Biographies-Cast & Crew, Featurette-Behind The Scenes, Dolby Digital Trailer-City
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