The Resource Jacob the liar : Jakob der Lügner., (evideo)

Jacob the liar : Jakob der Lügner., (evideo)

Label
Jacob the liar : Jakob der Lügner.
Title
Jacob the liar
Title remainder
Jakob der Lügner.
Contributor
Actor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • eng
  • ger
Summary
In his bittersweet comedy loaded with human quirks and nuance, Jacob invents news reports to bolster the spirits of the other Jews living in his Polish ghetto under Nazi occupation. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film in 1977, the story was remade in Hollywood starring Robin Williams in 1999. In a Polish ghetto in 1944, Jacob Heym is summoned to the police station. While there, Jacob overhears on the radio that "the Russians are twenty kilometers from Bezanika. " The next day he tells this to a despondent friend who is about to commit suicide, and the news renews his hope in salvation. As no one would believe the true story, Jacob pretends to have a radio; as no one in the ghetto is allowed to have a radio, however, all are eager to hear news from the outside world and constantly ask Jacob for updates on the advance of the Soviets. Jacob creates fictional reports to help alleviate the unbearable hopelessness of those around him; but his lies cannot stop the machinery that brings death to all the ghetto inhabitants
Cataloging source
UtOrBLW
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by DEFA Film Library in 1974
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beyer, Frank
  • Brodsky, Vlastimil
  • Geschonneck, Erwin
  • Johannes Baur, Reimar
  • Mueller-Stahl, Armin
  • Hübchen, Henry
  • Kommerell, Blanche
  • Simon, Manuela
  • Kanopy
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion pictures, German
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Jewish ghettos
  • Germany
  • Poland
Technique
live action
Label
Jacob the liar : Jakob der Lügner., (evideo)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 130 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1116624
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • kan1116624
  • (OCoLC)900275769
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Jacob the liar : Jakob der Lügner., (evideo)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 130 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1116624
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • kan1116624
  • (OCoLC)900275769
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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