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Jakob The Liar

Jacob and his other Jewish neighbors find it hard to get hold of a piece of bread, let alone a hot meal, in their enclosed Polish ghetto. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: B
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 120
Theater Release: 24 Sep 1999
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MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Jakob The Liar is rated PG-13:

Cast: Robin Williams, Hannah Taylor-Gordon
Studio: (pictures (c) 1999 Columbia Pictures)

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Jakob Heym (Robin Williams) used to run a restaurant until the Nazi's built a brick wall at the end of his street. Now, Jacob and his other Jewish neighbors find… 
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