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Film Review: Schindler's List

Film Details

Schindler's List is based on the novel by Thomas Keneally, with ***** film released in the United States in December 1993. Directed by 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 ***** Branko Lustig, with screenplay by Steven Zaillian, cinematography by Janusz Kaminski and music by John Williams.

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

Film Overview

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

The Story Told

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

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

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