Jakob the Liar (1999)
When all hope was lost, he invented it.
poster Jakob the Liar
TMDb Rating:
6.5/10 (239 votes)

Country:Germany, 120 minutes

Spoken Languages:English

Genre(s):Comedy, Drama, History

Director(s):Peter Kassovitz

Video Codec:Unknown

Number: 657

In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out after curfew. While waiting for the German Kommondant, Jakob overhears a German radio broadcast about Russian troop movements. Returned to the ghetto, the shopkeeper shares his information with a friend and then rumors fly that there is a secret radio within the ghetto.


photo Robin Williams
Robin Williams Jakob Heym
photo Liev Schreiber
Liev Schreiber Mischa
photo Hannah Taylor-Gordon
Hannah Taylor-Gordon Lina Kronstein
photo Alan Arkin
Alan Arkin Max Frenkfurter
photo Michael Jeter
Michael Jeter Avron
photo Bob Balaban
Bob Balaban Kowalsky
photo Armin Mueller-Stahl
Armin Mueller-Stahl Prof. Dr. Kirschbaum
photo Éva Igó
Éva Igó Lina's Mother
photo István Bálint
István Bálint Linas's Father
photo Mark Margolis
Mark Margolis Fajngold
photo Mathieu Kassovitz
Mathieu Kassovitz Herschel
photo Justus von Dohnányi
Justus von Dohnányi Preuss
photo Kathleen Gati
Kathleen Gati Hocker
photo Zofia Saretok
Zofia Saretok