Holocaust Film Review
Schindler’s List (1993)
Cast: Liam Nesson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, and Caroline Goodall Director: Steven Spielberg
Synopsis: Shortly after the outbreak of World War II when the German army beat the Poland army. Polish Jews were being relocated from areas of Krakow to a concentration camp in, Paszów. However, a man named Oskar Schindler played by Liam Nesson was a greedy businessman; he wanted manufacture goods to the German military. Not knowing how to run a business properly he hires an accountant named Itzhak Stern played by Ben Kingsley who is a Jew himself. Stern insisted Schindler to hire Jews for his business because they cost less. Consequently, Schindler started to build feelings for these poor innocent Jews, he hated seeing them being man slaughter. At the end, will Oskar Schindler jeopardized his business in order to save these innocent Jews from a man named Amon Göth played by Ralph Fiennes the commanding officer of Paszów concentration camp. Review
The film “Schindler’s List” attracted my attention in a variety of ways. For example, I like how at the beginning of the film opens up with a scene with color then transition into black and white for the rest of the movie. By doing this it emphasizes the sense of reality to the film. The setting of “Schindler’s List” was no stage set-up or green screen. The cast and crew members flew to Kraków, Poland where this event actually happened. This made the film even more realistic. The atmosphere that I felt watching this film is the sorrow that was flowing through the Jewish people, losing love ones in front of their eyes. In addition, the music affected the atmosphere as well. Whenever the theme music for Schindler’s List is played it creates a warm touching feeling in my heart. Nevertheless, you cannot forget about the characters. A character that caught my attention was Oskar Schindler. I like how at first he was first portrayed as a greedy business man. Then later on...
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