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The Resource Jakob the liar, Blue Wolf Productions ;screenplay by Peter Kassovitz & Didier Decoin ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams, Steven Haft ; directed by Peter Kassovitz, (videorecording)

Jakob the liar, Blue Wolf Productions ;screenplay by Peter Kassovitz & Didier Decoin ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams, Steven Haft ; directed by Peter Kassovitz, (videorecording)

Label
Jakob the liar
Title
Jakob the liar
Statement of responsibility
Blue Wolf Productions ;screenplay by Peter Kassovitz & Didier Decoin ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams, Steven Haft ; directed by Peter Kassovitz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
e
Summary
A Jewish cafe owner in Nazi-occupied Poland tries to bring hope to the ghetto by creating fictitious radio news bulletins about Allied advances against the Nazis
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Elemer Ragalyi ; production designed by Luciana Arrighi ; edited by Claire Simpson ; music by Edward Shearmur
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
In English with English subtitles ; closed captioned
PerformerNote
Robin Williams, Alan Arkin, Michael Jeter, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Liev Schreiber
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1951-2014
  • 1952-2003
  • 1937-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kassovitz, Peter
  • Williams, Robin
  • Arkin, Alan
  • Jeter, Michael
  • Schreiber, Liev
  • Becker, Jurek
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Blue Wolf Productions
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Jewish ghettos
  • Radio broadcasters
Technique
live action
Label
Jakob the liar, Blue Wolf Productions ;screenplay by Peter Kassovitz & Didier Decoin ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams, Steven Haft ; directed by Peter Kassovitz, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Jurek Becker
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1999
  • Widescreen (side A) and full screen (side B) versions
  • Includes isolated music score, director's commentary, making of featurette, talent files and scene selections
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
tlc00006379
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9780767821476
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396028449
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
02844
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780767821476
System details
DVD, Dolby digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Jakob the liar, Blue Wolf Productions ;screenplay by Peter Kassovitz & Didier Decoin ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams, Steven Haft ; directed by Peter Kassovitz, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Jurek Becker
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1999
  • Widescreen (side A) and full screen (side B) versions
  • Includes isolated music score, director's commentary, making of featurette, talent files and scene selections
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
tlc00006379
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9780767821476
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396028449
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
02844
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780767821476
System details
DVD, Dolby digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc

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