In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out after curfew. While waiting for the German Kommondant, Jakob overhears a German radio broadcast about Russian troop movements. Returned to the ghetto, the shopkeeper shares his information with a friend and then rumors fly that there is a secret radio within the ghetto.

Directing:
  • Peter Kassovitz

Writing:
  • Jurek Becker
  • Didier Decoin
  • Marsha Garces Williams

Stars:
Release Date: 1999-09-16
themoviedb icon 6.3/10
  • Country: FR, HU, US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 120
  • Budget: $45,000,000
  • Revenue: $4,956,701