Jakob the Liar

Also Known As

Il.lusions d'un mentider ( Spain ), Ilusiones de un mentiroso ( Spain ), Jakob - Valehtelija ( Finland ), Jakob der Lügner ( Austria / Germany ), Jakob il bugiardo ( Italy ), Jakob le menteur ( France ), Jakob mincinosul ( Romania ), Um Sinal de Esperança ( Brazil ), Una señal de esperanza ( Colombia ), Yakov Ha-Shakran ( Israel )


Jakob the Liar

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Robin Williams


Hannah Taylor-Gordon


Éva Igó

Lina's Mother (as Eva Igo)

István Bálint

Lina's Father (as Istvan Balint)


In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out near 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. Jakob uses the chance to spread hope throughout the ghetto by continuing to tell favorable tales of ... more

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Excellent30 January 2015

An excellent film, well made and showing Mr Williams as the great actor that he was, in a role that may surprise you!

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good movie24 July 2014

good movie





It Was Okay29 June 2014

This movie was okay.





This is a IMDB page Review01 June 2012

IMDB Review:

Its always a shame to see movies that we feel bring so much to the cinema, be given maybe just average reviews or do not so richly at the box-office. This film is an excellent piece of work that just maybe was shaded mainly because it was released around the same time as the... more





thanks for the comment and Reviews01 June 2012

gives us info about this 90s reasonably well made and acted comedy drama movie.





Thanks for that comment good to know.02 May 2012

Thanks for that comment good to know.





thanks23 March 2012

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.





Great Drama01 March 2012

Enjoyable yet sad movie - well worth downloading.

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