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Caroline Goodall

Author of The Best of Me

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000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. By employing Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army (4) Academy Award Winner (3) Ben Kingsley (6) biography (7) Blu-ray (4) but by dramatizing the delicate diplomacy and determination with which he carried out his generous deeds. As a drinker and womanizer who thought nothing of associating with Nazis (4) but it was the artistic and critical triumph of Schindler's List that Spielberg called "the most satisfying experience of my career." Adapted from the best-selling book by Thomas Keneally and filmed in Poland with an emphasis on absolute authenticity (4) drama (19) DVD (48) DVD-DRAMA (3) film (10) films (3) Germany (3) he must remain solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant (Ben Kingsley) and negotiate business with a vicious (4) historical (5) history (10) Holocaust (26) Holocaust - Poland (3) Jews (3) Judaism (4) Liam Neeson (7) movie (17) non-fiction (5) obstinate Nazi commandant (Ralph Fiennes) who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa overlooking a prison camp. Schindler's List gains much of its power not by trying to explain Schindler's motivations (4) Oskar Schindler (4) OWNER: Beit Hallel RESOURCE TYPE: DVD STATUS: Available SHELF NUMBER: I7 DESCRIPTION: Steven Spielberg had a banner year in 1993. He scored one of his biggest commercial hits that summer with the mega-hit Jurassic Park (4) Poland (5) Ralph Fiennes (6) rescue (3) Schindler ensures their survival against terrifying odds. At the same time (4) Schindler was hardly a model of decency; the film is largely about his transformation in response to the horror around him. Spielberg doesn't flinch from that horror (4) Spielberg's masterpiece ranks among the greatest films ever made about the Holocaust during World War II. It's a film about heroism with an unlikely hero at its center--Catholic war profiteer Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson) (4) ultraviolet digital (2) USA (3) VHS (7) video (4) war (8) War Films (3) who risked his life and went bankrupt to save more than 1 (4) WWII (27)
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