Copyright: Global Entertainment Productions GmBH & Co. Film KG. DCR 1998; PUB 24Sep99; REG 14Oct99; PA956-289.
Part of summary from All movie guide WWW site, April 9, 2009.
Based on the book, Jakob der Lügner by Jurek Becker.
Sources used: copyright catalog online, copyright data sheet, Internet movie database, July 8, 2002; AllMovie website; New York times online, April 6, 2009.