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The Resource Jakob the Liar, Columbia Pictures ; Blue Wolf Productions ; Kasso Inc. ; screenplay by Peter Kassovitz and Didier Decoin ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams and Steven Haft ; directed by Peter Kassovitz, (videorecording)

Jakob the Liar, Columbia Pictures ; Blue Wolf Productions ; Kasso Inc. ; screenplay by Peter Kassovitz and Didier Decoin ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams and Steven Haft ; directed by Peter Kassovitz, (videorecording)

Label
Jakob the Liar
Title
Jakob the Liar
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures ; Blue Wolf Productions ; Kasso Inc. ; screenplay by Peter Kassovitz and Didier Decoin ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams and Steven Haft ; directed by Peter Kassovitz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Nazi-occupied Poland a poor Jewish cafe owner invents fictitious news bulletins about Allied advances against the Nazis. These lies keep hope and humor alive among the ghetto inhabitants
Cataloging source
JBL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Edward Shearmur ; cinematography by Elemér Ragályi
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13 ; Canadian Home Video rating: PG
Language note
In English with English subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.J356 2000
PerformerNote
Robin Williams, Alan Arkin, Bob Balaban, Michael Jeter, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Liev Schreiber
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1951-2014
  • 1952-2003
  • 1930-
  • 1945-
  • 1937-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Williams, Robin
  • Arkin, Alan
  • Balaban, Bob
  • Jeter, Michael
  • Mueller-Stahl, Armin
  • Schreiber, Liev
  • Kassovitz, Peter
  • Decoin, Didier
  • Williams, Marsha Garces
  • Haft, Steven
  • Shearmur, Edward
  • Ragályi, Elemér
  • Becker, Jurek
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Blue Wolf Productions
  • Kasso Inc. Productions
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Becker, Jurek
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Poland
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Jakob the Liar, Columbia Pictures ; Blue Wolf Productions ; Kasso Inc. ; screenplay by Peter Kassovitz and Didier Decoin ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams and Steven Haft ; directed by Peter Kassovitz, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1999
  • Based on the novel Jakob der Lügner by Jurek Becker
  • Special features include: digitally remastered audio & anamorphic video, widescreen and full screen versions, director's commentary, "making-of" featurette, isolated music score, production notes, interactive menus, talent files, scene selections
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm43686168
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
9780767821476
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396028449
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
02844
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o43686168
  • (OCoLC)43686168
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) ; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Jakob the Liar, Columbia Pictures ; Blue Wolf Productions ; Kasso Inc. ; screenplay by Peter Kassovitz and Didier Decoin ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams and Steven Haft ; directed by Peter Kassovitz, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1999
  • Based on the novel Jakob der Lügner by Jurek Becker
  • Special features include: digitally remastered audio & anamorphic video, widescreen and full screen versions, director's commentary, "making-of" featurette, isolated music score, production notes, interactive menus, talent files, scene selections
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm43686168
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
9780767821476
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396028449
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
02844
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o43686168
  • (OCoLC)43686168
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) ; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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