Schindler’s List

Name: Schindler’s List
Year: 1993
Rating: R
Running Time (minutes): 195
Description: Oskar Schindler is a vainglorious and greedy German businessman who becomes unlikely humanitarian amid the barbaric Nazi reign when he feels compelled to turn his factory into a refuge for Jews. Based on the true story of Oskar Schindler who managed to save about 1100 Jews from being gassed at the Auschwitz concentration camp. A testament for the good in all of us.
1993 Oscar Best Picture Winner!
Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes and Ben Kingsley
Genres: Biography, Drama, History, War

I am deeply moved and touched and utterly disgusted at the same time. Don’t need to hear German (spoken or yelled) for at least twelve months. I’m also not sure whether the ‘I could have saved more’ scene is realistic, but oh well. Amazing that Spielberg made Jurassic Park the same year.

And the score… I already knew the theme, but was impressed all the same. Especially The Shower Scene stood out and captured the spirit of the moment perfectly.


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