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Film Review: Schindler's List

Film Details

Schindler's List is based on the novel by Thomas Keneally, with the film released in ***** United States in December 1993. Directed ***** Steven Spielberg, the movie includes a cast of stars including Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall, Jonathan Sagalle and Embeth Davidtz. It was produced by Steven Spielberg, Gerald R. Molen and Branko Lustig, with screenplay ***** Steven Zaillian, cinematography by Janusz Kaminski ***** music by John Williams.

Schindler's ***** was the winner of seven Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor for Liam Neeson, Best Supporting ***** for Ralph Fiennes, ***** Screenplay, Best Art Direction, ***** Cinematography, Best Film Editing and Best Original Score for John *****. Further accolades include winning seven British ***** Awards, ***** the Best Picture Award from the New York ***** Critics Circle, winning the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Golden Globe Award and ***** winning the Directors Guild ***** America Award for directing the film.

Film Overview

The ***** is set in Poland in World War II, at the time when Poland was occupied by Nazi's. The primary *****me of the film is the events of the Holocaust and ***** persecution of Jews. ***** central character is Oskar Schindler, played by ***** Neeson, a Nazi businessman who recruits ***** to work in his factory, saving them ***** death in do*****g so. While he begins the film recruiting ***** Jews only for his own needs, ***** the end of the film he is actively trying to save **********, and saves t***** lives of over 1200 *****. The film is essentially about the Holocaust, presenting ***** horror and truth of the holocaust to a modern audience by combining a number of s*****ries into a film. The end result is a ***** that presents the human side of the Holocaust in all it's tragic reality.

The Story Told

Schindler's L*****t does not tell only one story but combines several. The first ***** told is that ***** Oskar Schindler, the Nazi businessman who became a hero, ***** ***** 1200 Jews. Schindler ***** ***** your typical hero and has few heroic qualities. He is a shrewd businessman, best at lying, bribing and cheating and is also a womanizer ***** an alcoholic. In the film, we see this ***** ***** is using the Jews only as ********** are cheap labor for him, ch*****ge ***** a man who ***** willing to risk his life to save these Jews. *****se are the heroic actions of an un***** character. The general plot ***** the film is about ***** changes that ***** goes through.

***** second story in the film is ***** presentation of the ***** of the holocaust. The movie ***** ***** on real events and the film ensures ***** the horror ***** this period of time is not lost on the viewer. It shows how ***** Nazi's yielded their power ***** how the Jews were cruelly slaughtered, the tragedy ***** these real historical events becoming quite clear.

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