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Jacob the Liar
(DVD)

DIRECTED BY - Frank Beyer


Trapped in a Polish ghetto with thousands of other Jews, Jacob overhears a radio report about a nearby Russian victory. Eventually, he decides to pass on the news of hope to his fellow prisoners. However, in order to be believed, he feigns access to a radio and becomes a bulwark against despair, and a reluctant but tragic hero. Remade in 1999 with Robin Williams.

GENRES - comedy, drama

Film Info

RUNTIME - 96 minutes

RATING - Not Rated

YEAR - 1974

FORMAT - DVD Region 1

COUNTRY - Germany, Czech Republic

LANGUAGE - German

SUBTITLES - English, Spanish, French, Hebrew

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