Based on a true story, 'Schindler's List' is Steven Spielberg's epic drama of World War II Holocaust survivors and the man who unexpectedly came to be their saviour. Unrepentant womaniser and war profiteer Oskar Schindler uses Polish Jews as cheap labour to produce cookware for the Third Reich. But after witnessing the violent liquidation of the walled ghetto where the Krakow Jews have been forced to live, Schindler slowly begins to realise the immense evil of Nazism. When his own employees are sent to a work camp, they come under the terrorising reign of sadistic Nazi Amon Goeth (Ralph Fiennes). With the help of his accountant, Itzhak Stern (Ben Kingsley), Schindler creates a list of "essential" Jews. Bribing Goeth, Schindler manages to get 1,100 people released from the camp and brought to the safety of his munitions factory in Czechoslovakia. Spielberg's glorious film is wondrously evocative, visually stunning, and emotionally stirring.
Thomas Keneally (book) Steven Zaillian (screenplay)
Liam Neeson (Oskar Schindler); Ben Kingsley (Itzhak Stern); Ralph Fiennes (Amon Goeth); Caroline Goodall (Emilie Schindler); Jonathan Sagall (Poldek Pfefferberg (as Jonathan Sagalle)); Embeth Davidtz (Helen Hirsch); Malgoscha Gebel (Victoria Klonowska); Shmuel Levy (Wilek Chilowicz (as Shmulik Levy)); Mark Ivanir (Marcel Goldberg); Béatrice Macola (Ingrid); Andrzej Seweryn (Julian Scherner); Friedrich von Thun (Rolf Czurda); Krzysztof Luft (Herman Toffel); Harry Nehring (Leo John); Norbert Weisser (Albert Hujar). Please contact SFC to add other cast members and characters.
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