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Jakob the Liar

Duration :

121

Summary: In this moving film set during World War II, Jakob, a man sequestered in the Jewish ghetto of Lodz, Poland, is taken to Nazi headquarters, where he accidentally overhears that the war may be drawing to a close, with a German defeat. When the information leaks out, his neighbors suspect that Jakob has a secret radio, and Jakob realizes that he has the opportunity to help his community survive through made-up broadcasts--providing a ray of hope in dramatic contrast with the horror and danger around him. With Alan Arkin, Bob Balaban, Michael Jeter, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Liev Schreiber. Directed by Peter Kassovitz; screenplay by Peter Kassovitz and Didier Decoin. (PG13) (AC,V)

PRODUCER : Robin Williams,Marcia Garces Williams,Steven Haft

CAST : Robin Williams,Alan Arkin,Bob Balaban,Michael Jeter,Armin Mueller-Stahl,Liev Schreiber

WRITER : Peter Kassovitz,Didier Decoin

DIRECTOR : Peter Kassovitz

Genre : Drama