Jakob The Liar

It begins with a stale Hitler joke and ends with a miraculous quick-save that demonstrates just how poorly the Holocaust is served by the life-affirming requirements of Hollywood features. But along the way, there are flashes of hope that this awkward remake of the 1974 German film JAKOB, DER LUGNER, might not become the feel-good movie about the Final...read more

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  • Released: 1999
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: It begins with a stale Hitler joke and ends with a miraculous quick-save that demonstrates just how poorly the Holocaust is served by the life-affirming requirements of Hollywood features. But along the way, there are flashes of hope that this awkward rema… (more)

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