Running Time: 119 min.
Release Date: September 24, 1999
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In Nazi occupied Poland, poor Jewish café owner Jakob (Robin Williams) overhears a forbidden radio news bulletin signaling Soviet military victories against German forces. To raise the spirits of those in the ghetto, Jakob relays fictitious news bulletins about Allied advances against the Nazis.
When the Germans catch wind of the mythical radio, a search begins for the man who operates it.
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Producer(s): Robin Williams, Marsha Graces Williams, Steven Haft
Screenplay: Peter Kassovitz, Didier Decoin
Official Site: www.spe.sony.com/movies/jump/jakobtheliar.html