Drama Movies:

Jakob The Liar

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Mature Audience

Mature Audience

Suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over.

NOTE: Contains Medium Level Violence

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Description

In Nazi-occupied Poland during World War Ii, poor Jewish café owner Jakob Heym accidentally overhears a forbidden radio news bulletin signaling Soviet military success against German forces. To combat the overwhelming depression and suicide that pervades the ghetto, Jakob invents fictitious news bulletins about Allied advances against the Nazis. These lies keep hope and humor alive among the ghetto inhabitants--spirits are lifted, hearts are refreshed, and optimism is reborn. The Germans learn of the mythical radio and begin a search for the hero who dares operate it.
Release date NZ
July 21st, 2005
Movie Format
  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
Edition
  • Standard Edition
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.78 : 1
Language
English, German
Length (Minutes)
116
Subtitles
Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Norwegian
Supported Audio
  • Dolby Digital Surround 5.1
Genre
  • Drama
Original Release Year
1999
UPC
9317731006234
Product ID
1458174

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