Jakob, der Lügner (Jacob the Liar) (1974)

 

 

 

 

Director:     Frank Beyer.

Starring:     Vlastimil Brodský (Jakob Heym), Erwin Geschonneck (Kowalski), Henry Hübchen (Mischa), Blanche Kommerell (Rosa Frankfurter), Manuela Simon (Lina), Dezsö Garas (Frankfurter), Zsuzsa Gordon (Mrs. Frankfurter), Friedrich Richter (Dr. Kirschbaum), Margit Bara (Josefa), Reimar J. Baur (Herschel Schtamm), Armin Mueller-Stahl (Roman Schtamm), Hermann Beyer (Wachhabender), Klaus Brasch (Najdorf), Jürgen Hilbrecht (Schwocj), Paul Lewitt (Horowitz).

 Jacob uses story-telling to keep up the spirits of the resident of the Warsaw ghetto even if he has to lie now and then

 

 

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