Jakob the Liar (1999)
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Jakob the Liar (1999)

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Jakob Heym is the owner of a small cafe during the Nazi occupation of Poland. In an attempt to give people hope during a desperate time, Jakob begins creating fictional war reports that suggest that the occupation may soon be ending.
Genres Drama, Comedy, War/Western
Director Peter Kassovitz
Starring Robin Williams, Hannah Taylor-Gordon, Alan Arkin, Bob Balaban View More
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Movie Summary

Jakob Heym is the owner of a small cafe during the Nazi occupation of Poland. In an attempt to give people hope during a desperate time, Jakob begins creating fictional war reports that suggest that the occupation may soon be ending.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Comedy, War/Western
Director Peter Kassovitz
Starring Robin Williams, Hannah Taylor-Gordon, Alan Arkin, Bob Balaban, Michael Jeter, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Liev Schreiber, Nina Siemaszko, Mathieu Kassovitz
Studio Name Sony Pictures
Release Date 1999
VUDU Release Date 10/17/2007
Rating PG-13 About Ratings
Running Time 120 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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