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45 Ratings

Jacob the Liar

Jakob, der Lügner

Directed by Frank Beyer
East Germany, Czechoslovakia, 1975


A Jewish ghetto in the east of Europe, 1944. By coincidence, Jakob Heym eavesdrops on a German radio broadcast announcing the Soviet Army is making slow by steady progress towards central Europe.

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Jacob the Liar Directed by Frank Beyer

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1975 | 2 wins including: Interfilm Award - Recommendation



Academy Awards

1977 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

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