“Schindler's List” is a critically acclaimed and emotionally powerful movie released in 1993, directed by Steven Spielberg. The film tells the true story of Oskar Schindler, a German industrialist and member of the Nazi Party, who saves the lives of over a thousand Jewish refugees during the Holocaust.
The movie begins in Krakow, Poland, in 1939, when Schindler arrives with the intent of profiting from the war by hiring Jewish laborers to work in his factory. However, as the war progresses, he witnesses the horrific treatment of Jews and decides to use his influence and wealth to protect his workers from being sent to concentration camps. Schindler's list, a document with the names of the Jews he employed, becomes a symbol of hope and salvation for the people on it.
“Schindler's List” is a masterful and unforgettable film that portrays the horrors of the Holocaust with sensitivity, respect, and an unflinching eye. It features stunning cinematography, haunting music, and outstanding performances, including Liam Neeson as Oskar Schindler, Ben Kingsley as his Jewish accountant, and Ralph Fiennes as the sadistic Nazi officer Amon Goeth. The film's impact is both emotional and intellectual, leaving a profound and lasting impression on its viewers.
“Schindler's List” was a box-office success, earning over $320 million worldwide, and received universal critical acclaim. It won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director for Spielberg, and Best Original Screenplay for Steven Zaillian. Other awards included the Golden Globe for Best Director, the BAFTA for Best Film, and the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or.
Overall, “Schindler's List” is a powerful and important film that illuminates a dark chapter in human history and celebrates the bravery and compassion of those who fought against it.
|Directed by||Steven Spielberg|
|Produced by||Steven Spielberg Gerald R. Molen Branko Lustig|
|Screenplay by||Steven Zaillian|
|Based on||Schindler's Ark
by Thomas Keneally
|Starring||Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall, Jonathan Sagall, Embeth Davidtz,|
|Music by||John Williams|
|Edited by||Michael Kahn|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
|Release date||November 30, 1993 (Washington, D.C.) December 15, 1993 (United States)|
|Running time||195 minutes|
|Box office||$321.3 million|