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Jakob the Liar (1999) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Peter Kassovitz

Writing Credits (WGA)  

Jurek Becker ... (novel)
 
Peter Kassovitz ... (screenplay) &
Didier Decoin ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Éva Igó ...
Lina's Mother (as Eva Igo)
István Bálint ...
Lina's Father (as Istvan Balint)
Justus von Dohnányi ...
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János Gosztonyi ...
Samuel (as Janos Gosztonyi)
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Ádám Rajhona ...
The Whistler (as Adam Rajhona)
Antal Leisen ...
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Péter Rudolf ...
Roman (as Peter Rudolf)
Jan Becker ...
János Kulka ...
Nathan (as Janos Kulka)
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Grazyna Barszczewska ...
Judit Sagi ...
Ilona Psota ...
Ági Margitai ...
Miss Esther (as Agi Margitai)
Iván Darvas ...
Hardtloff (as Ivan Darvas)
László Borbély ...
Doctor (as Laszlo Borbely)
Zoltan Barabas ...
Meyer (as Zoli Anders)
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Józef Mika ...
Soldier (as Jozef Mika)
György Szkladányi ...
Zofia Saretok ...
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Mirtill Micheller ...
Orsolya Pflum ...
Beatrix Bisztricsan ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Himself - 'Behind Us Comes Germany' Speech (archive sound) (uncredited)
Anna Nowak ...
Maria (uncredited)

Produced by 

Nick Gillott ... co-producer
Steven Haft ... producer
Lew Rywin ... associate producer: Poland
Marsha Garces Williams ... producer
Robin Williams ... executive producer

Music by 

Ed Shearmur ... (as Edward Shearmur)

Cinematography by 

Elemér Ragályi ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Claire Simpson

Casting By 

Kerry Barden
Billy Hopkins
Suzanne Smith

Production Design by 

Luciana Arrighi

Costume Design by 

Wieslawa Starska

Makeup Department 

Elzbieta Bumbul ... hair assistant: Poland
Jadwiga Cichocka ... hair assistant: Poland
Maja Gawinska ... makeup assistant: Poland (as Maja Gawinska-Lyczkowska)
Katalin Jakots ... makeup supervisor: Hungary (as Kati Jakóts)
Tomasz Matraszek ... makeup assistant: Poland
Cheri Minns ... makeup artist: Mr. Williams, Hungary
Gabriella Németh ... hair stylist supervisor: Hungary
Erzsébet Rácz ... hair assistant: Hungary
Anna Tesner ... makeup assistant: Hungary

Production Management 

Sándor Baló ... production manager: Hungary
Tamás Maros ... unit manager: Hungary
Dusty Symonds ... unit production manager
Michal Szczerbic ... production manager: Poland

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Marek Brodzki ... assistant director: Poland
Caspar Campbell ... assistant director: Hungary
Mark Egerton ... first assistant director
Balázs Kovács ... assistant director: Hungary (as Balácz Kovác)
Liz Legum ... second assistant director
Jerzy Mizak ... assistant director: Poland
Rita Nagy ... assistant director: Hungary
Péter Rácz ... assistant director: Hungary
András Surányi ... assistant director: Hungary
Magdalena Szwarcbart ... assistant director: Poland
Mike Mitchell ... second unit director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Anna Adamaszek ... assistant art director: Poland
Branimir Babic ... art director: Hungary
Ewa Braun ... assistant set decorator: Poland
Mark Fruin ... assistant props: Hungary
Zoltán Hardy ... assistant props: Hungary (as Zoltán Hardi)
Sára Iványi ... art department assistant: Hungary
Tibor Lázár ... art director: Hungary
László Makai ... assistant set decorator: Hungary
Éva Martin ... construction manager: Hungary
Ágnes Menyhárt ... set dresser: Hungary (as Ági Menyhért)
Zsuzsanna Orbán ... art department assistant: Hungary
Grzegorz Piatkowski ... art director: Poland
Bogdan Piotrowski ... prop man: Poland
Elwira Pluta ... assistant art director: Poland
Ewa Rojek ... assistant art director: Poland
Miklós Schmelcz ... assistant construction manager: Hungary (as Miklós Schmelz)
Tamás Tamási ... lead man: Hungary
Waldemar Weiss ... construction coordinator: Poland
Ian Whittaker ... set decorator: Hungary
Arthur Wicks ... property master: Hungary
Csaba Nemesházi ... swing gang (uncredited)
Lajos E. Szabó ... stand-by painter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Jay Boekelheide ... sound effects editor
Abdul Cantor ... assistant sound effects editor
Kim B. Christensen ... sound designer (as Kim Christensen)
Matthew Desorgher ... boom operator: Hungary
Patrick Dodd ... supervising sound editor
Malcolm Fife ... foley artist
Steve Fontano ... foley mixer
Julie Lindner ... adr editor
Marnie Moore ... foley artist
Margie O'Malley ... foley artist
David Parker ... sound re-recording mixer
Richard Quinn ... dialogue editor
Frank Rinella ... foley recordist
Leslie Shatz ... sound re-recording mixer
Erich Stratmann ... assistant sound effects editor
Patti Tauscher ... assistant foley editor
Clive Winter ... sound recordist: Hungary
Mac Ruth ... cable person (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Miroslaw Bartosik ... special effects: Poland
Ferenc Ormos ... special effects: Hungary
Kazimierz Wróblewski ... pyrotechnician: Poland (as Kazimierz Wroblewski)
János Berki ... special effects: Hungary (uncredited)
Gabor Kiszelly ... special effects: Hungary (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Heather Davis Baker ... CG supervisor (uncredited)
Anthony Harris ... visual effects timing coordinator (uncredited)
Paul McGhee ... film scanning and recording (uncredited)
Bob Peitzman ... senior compositor (uncredited)
Declan Quinn ... CG set extensions (uncredited)
Kelley Ray ... visual effects supervisor: SPI (uncredited)
David A. Smith ... digital artist (uncredited)

Stunts 

Mike Mitchell ... stunt double: Mr. Williams, Hungary
Sandor Bertalan ... stunts (uncredited)
Sándor Boros ... stunts (uncredited)
Péter Katona ... stunts (uncredited)
Zbigniew Modej ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Boguslaw Dabrowski ... assistant camera: Poland (as Bogdan Dabrowski)
Balázs Dobóczi ... video operator: Hungary
Gellért Drávucz ... assistant camera: Hungary
Egon Endrényi ... still photographer: Hungary
Tomasz Gradowski ... assistant chief lighting technician: Poland
Ákos Gulyás ... assistant camera: Hungary
Miklós Hajdu ... gaffer: Hungary
Zbigniew Jakubowski ... assistant camera: Poland
Tamás Nyerges ... Steadicam operator: Hungary (as Tamás P. Nyerges) / second camera operator: Hungary (as Tamás P. Nyerges)
Ferenc Németh ... assistant camera: Hungary
Tamás Oláh ... focus puller: Hungary
György Simon ... best boy: Hungary
Imre Sisa ... dolly grip: Hungary
András Váradi ... focus puller: Hungary
Csaba Bankhardt ... electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Zsolt Csutak ... casting: Hungary
Risa Kes ... casting: Hungary
Simone Pereira Hind ... casting: Hungary (as Simone Ireland)
Vanessa Pereira ... casting: Hungary
Magdalena Szwarcbart ... casting: Hungary (as Magda Szwarcbart)
Deborah Maxwell Dion ... casting associate: Los Angeles (uncredited)
Tamás Kertész ... extras casting: Hungary (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Derek J. Baskerville ... costumer: Mr. Williams, Hungary
Ewa Helman-Szczerbic ... assistant costume designer: Poland (as Ewa Skorza)
Gabriella Hõgye ... wardrobe assistant: Hungary
Katalin Imrei ... assistant wardrobe mistress: Hungary (as Kati Imrey)
Anna Kiljanska ... wardrobe assistant: Poland
Adam Kocemba ... wardrobe assistant: Poland
Malgorzata Mazowienska ... wardrobe assistant: Poland
István Pataki ... wardrobe assistant: Hungary
Anna Rychlik ... wardrobe assistant: Poland
Malgorzata Stefaniak ... wardrobe mistress: Hungary
Andrzej Szenajch ... costumer: military, Hungary (as Andrej Szenajch)
Eva Wagner ... wardrobe assistant: Hungary

Editorial Department 

Megan B. Agosto ... assistant film editor
Wayne Billheimer ... post-production assistant: Hungary
Adam Green ... assistant film editor
Robin Lee ... assistant film editor
Dana Mulligan ... associate film editor
David Orr ... color timer
Dale Jones ... avid technician (uncredited)
Eric Rigney ... avid technician (uncredited)

Location Management 

Ferenc Béres ... assistant location manager: Hungary
Joanna Jedlecka-Skrodzka ... assistant location manager: Poland (as Joanna Jedlecka Skrodzka)
Grazyna Kozlowska ... location manager: Poland
Laszlo Rorariusz ... location manager: Hungary (as László Roráriusz)

Music Department 

John Bell ... additional orchestrator
Andy Brown ... music contractor
Vic Fraser ... music preparation
Steve Mair ... musician: double bass
Stephen McLaughlin ... music mixer (as Stephen P. McLaughlin) / music recordist (as Stephen P. McLaughlin)
Craig Pettigrew ... music editor
Tom Boyd ... oboe soloist (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

László Mészáros ... transportation manager: Hungary

Other crew 

Bernadett Baló ... production assistant: Hungary
Réka Belsô ... bilingual secretary: Hungary (as Reká Belsó)
Barbara Berkery ... assistant dialogue coach: Hungary
Andrzej Besztak ... production coordinator: Poland
Éva Bognár ... assistant: Mr. Gillott, Hungary
Ilona Braciak ... production assistant: Poland
Ewa Brodzka ... assistant: Mr. Szczerbie, Poland
Adam Bryant ... stand-in: Mr. Williams, Hungary
Barbara Cieslak ... production secretary: Poland
Gabriella Csoma ... production coordinator: Hungary
Beata Cybula ... production assistant: Poland
Malgorzata Dedek ... assistant accountant: Poland
Agata Deka ... production assistant: Poland
Petra Doba Simkó ... production assistant: Hungary
Bori Fábián ... assistant: Mr. Haft, Hungary
Jennifer Garces ... assistant: Mrs. Williams, Hungary (as Jennifer Garces Cerchiai)
Karen Gordon ... production accountant: Hungary
Annette Grot ... assistant: Mr. Haft, Hungary
Elzbieta Heleniak ... assistant accountant: Poland
Géza Jánossy ... caterer: Hungary
Lev Mailer ... adr voice
Kati Marusa ... bilingual secretary: Hungary (as Katalin Marusa)
Jennie McClean ... production coordinator: Hungary
Karin Mercurio ... assistant accountant: Hungary
Tamás Mink ... production assistant: Hungary
Tim Monich ... dialogue coach: Hungary
Feliks Pastusiak ... assistant: Mr. Rywin, Poland
Tadeusz Pilich ... catering: Poland
Nada Pinter ... script supervisor: Hungary
Luigi Riitano ... assistant accountant: Poland
Anikó Rupp ... assistant: Mr. Kassovitz, Hungary
Nina Saxon ... title designer: end titles / title designer: main title
Rebecca Erwin Spencer ... assistant: Mr. Williams, Hungary
Marcin Szczerbic ... production assistant: Poland
István Sótér ... production assistant: Hungary
Michael Umble ... unit publicist: Hungary
Nelly Valliot ... assistant: Mr. Kassovitz, Poland
Bohnie Avanzino ... title designer: New Wave Entertainment (uncredited)
Tamás Pintér ... set production assistant (uncredited)
Luigi Riitano ... location accountant (uncredited)
Gábor Xantus ... set doctor (uncredited)

Thanks 

Christina Becker ... special thanks
Nicholas Bucknall ... special thanks (as Nick Bucknall)
Eddie Hession ... special thanks (as Eddie Hessian)
Greg Knowles ... special thanks
Crew verified as complete

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