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The Resource Jakob the Liar, Columbia Pictures ; Blue Wolf productions with Kasso inc. ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams, Steven Haft ; screenplay by Peter Kassovitz and Didier Decoin ; directed by Peter Kassovitz

Jakob the Liar, Columbia Pictures ; Blue Wolf productions with Kasso inc. ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams, Steven Haft ; screenplay by Peter Kassovitz and Didier Decoin ; directed by Peter Kassovitz

Label
Jakob the Liar
Title
Jakob the Liar
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures ; Blue Wolf productions with Kasso inc. ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams, Steven Haft ; screenplay by Peter Kassovitz and Didier Decoin ; 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
Edited by Claire Siwpson ; music by Edward Shearmur
PerformerNote
Robin Williams, Alan Arkin, Bob Balaban, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Michael Jeter, Armin Mueller-Stahl
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1951-2014
  • 1945-
  • 1930-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Williams, Robin
  • Kassovitz, Peter
  • Williams, Marsha Garces
  • Haft, Steven
  • Decoin, Didier
  • Arkin, Alan
  • Balaban, Bob
  • Taylor-Gordon, Hannah
  • Jeter, Michael
  • Mueller-Stahl, Armin
  • Shearmur, Edward
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Blue Wolf Productions
  • Kasso Inc
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Poland
Technique
live action
Label
Jakob the Liar, Columbia Pictures ; Blue Wolf productions with Kasso inc. ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams, Steven Haft ; screenplay by Peter Kassovitz and Didier Decoin ; directed by Peter Kassovitz
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Special features include: digitally remastered audio & anamorphic video, director's commentary, "making-of" featurette, isolated music score, production notes, interactive menus, talent files, scene selections
  • Based on the book by Jurek Becker
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1999
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
43686168
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
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
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 details
DVD format ; Dolby digital 5.1 ; side A widescreen version, side B full screen version
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Jakob the Liar, Columbia Pictures ; Blue Wolf productions with Kasso inc. ; produced by Marsha Garces Williams, Steven Haft ; screenplay by Peter Kassovitz and Didier Decoin ; directed by Peter Kassovitz
Publication
Note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Special features include: digitally remastered audio & anamorphic video, director's commentary, "making-of" featurette, isolated music score, production notes, interactive menus, talent files, scene selections
  • Based on the book by Jurek Becker
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1999
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
43686168
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
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
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 details
DVD format ; Dolby digital 5.1 ; side A widescreen version, side B full screen version
Video recording format
DVD

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