Schindler's List

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Schindler's List is a 1993 American historical period drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and written by Steven Zaillian.wikipedia
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Steven Spielberg

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Schindler's List is a 1993 American historical period drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and written by Steven Zaillian.
Spielberg transitioned into addressing serious issues in his later work with The Color Purple (1985), Empire of the Sun (1987), Schindler's List (1993), Amistad (1997), and Saving Private Ryan (1998).

Ralph Fiennes

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It stars Liam Neeson as Schindler, Ralph Fiennes as SS officer Amon Göth, and Ben Kingsley as Schindler's Jewish accountant Itzhak Stern.
Fiennes's portrayal of Nazi war criminal Amon Göth in Schindler's List (1993) earned him nominations for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor, and he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

Thomas Keneally

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It is based on the novel Schindler's Ark by Australian novelist Thomas Keneally.
The book would later be adapted to Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Steven Zaillian

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Schindler's List is a 1993 American historical period drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and written by Steven Zaillian.
He won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award for his screenplay Schindler's List (1993) and has also earned Oscar nominations for Awakenings, Gangs of New York and Moneyball.

Oskar Schindler

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The film follows Oskar Schindler, a Sudeten German businessman, who saved more than a thousand mostly Polish-Jewish refugees from the Holocaust by employing them in his factories during World War II.
He is the subject of the 1982 novel Schindler's Ark and its 1993 film adaptation, Schindler's List, which reflected his life as an opportunist initially motivated by profit, who came to show extraordinary initiative, tenacity, courage, and dedication to save the lives of his Jewish employees.

Liam Neeson

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It stars Liam Neeson as Schindler, Ralph Fiennes as SS officer Amon Göth, and Ben Kingsley as Schindler's Jewish accountant Itzhak Stern.
Neeson rose to prominence when he starred as Oskar Schindler in Schindler's List (1993).

Historical period drama

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Schindler's List is a 1993 American historical period drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and written by Steven Zaillian.
Works may also include mostly-fictionalized narratives based on actual people or events, such as Schindler's List, Braveheart, and Les Misérables.

Ben Kingsley

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It stars Liam Neeson as Schindler, Ralph Fiennes as SS officer Amon Göth, and Ben Kingsley as Schindler's Jewish accountant Itzhak Stern.
He has appeared in Schindler's List (1993), Twelfth Night (1996), Sexy Beast (2000), House of Sand and Fog (2003), Lucky Number Slevin (2006), Shutter Island (2010), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), Hugo (2011), The Dictator (2012) and Iron Man 3 (2013).

Janusz Kamiński

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Cinematographer Janusz Kamiński wanted to create a sense of timelessness.
He rose to fame in the 1990s with his work on Schindler's List (1993).

Amon Göth

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It stars Liam Neeson as Schindler, Ralph Fiennes as SS officer Amon Göth, and Ben Kingsley as Schindler's Jewish accountant Itzhak Stern.
The 1993 film Schindler's List, where Göth is portrayed by Ralph Fiennes, depicts his running of the Płaszów concentration camp.

John Williams

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John Williams composed the score, and violinist Itzhak Perlman performed the main theme.
Williams has composed for many critically acclaimed and popular movies, including Star Wars, Schindler's List, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Superman, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the Indiana Jones series, the first two Home Alone films, the first two Jaws films, the first two Jurassic Park films, Hook, and the first three Harry Potter films.

Poldek Pfefferberg

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Poldek Pfefferberg, one of the Schindlerjuden, made it his life's mission to tell Schindler's story.
Leopold "Poldek" Pfefferberg (March 20, 1913 – March 9, 2001), also known as Leopold Page, was a Polish-American Holocaust survivor who inspired the Australian writer Thomas Keneally to write the Booker prize-winning novel Schindler's Ark, which in turn was the basis for Steven Spielberg's critically acclaimed 1993 film Schindler's List.

Academy Award for Best Picture

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It was nominated for twelve Academy Awards, winning seven, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Score, and won numerous other awards, including seven BAFTAs and three Golden Globes.
It was the first Best Picture winner to be shot entirely in black-and-white since 1960's The Apartment. (Schindler's List, the 1993 winner, was predominantly black-and-white but it did contain some color sequences).

Schindler's Ark

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It is based on the novel Schindler's Ark by Australian novelist Thomas Keneally.
Keneally wrote a number of well received novels before and after Schindler's Ark; however, in the wake of its highly successful 1993 film adaptation directed by Steven Spielberg, it has since gone on to become his most well-known and celebrated work.

AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies (10th Anniversary Edition)

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In 2007, the American Film Institute ranked Schindler's List 8th on its list of the 100 best American films of all time.

Schindlerjuden

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Ideas for a film about the Schindlerjuden (Schindler Jews) were proposed as early as 1963.
Their story has been depicted in the book Schindler's Ark, by Thomas Keneally, and Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of the novel, Schindler's List.

Sidney Sheinberg

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Spielberg became interested when executive Sidney Sheinberg sent him a book review of Schindler's Ark.
Other high-performing films credited to him are Schindler's List (1993) and Back to the Future (1985).

Jurassic Park (film)

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Sid Sheinberg greenlit the film on condition that Spielberg made Jurassic Park first.
Filming took place in California and Hawaii between August and November 1992, and post-production rolled until May 1993, supervised by Spielberg in Poland as he filmed Schindler's List.

Svitavy

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Schindler asks Göth to allow him to move his workers to a new munitions factory he plans to build in Brünnlitz near his home town Zwittau.

Steve Ross (businessman)

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To help him prepare for the role, Spielberg showed Neeson film clips of Time Warner CEO Steve Ross, who had a charisma that Spielberg compared to Schindler's.
Spielberg dedicated his 1993 film Schindler's List to Ross.

Schindler's List (soundtrack)

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Selections from the score were released on a soundtrack album.
Schindler's List: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the film score of the 1993 film of the same name, composed and conducted by John Williams.

Itzhak Perlman

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John Williams composed the score, and violinist Itzhak Perlman performed the main theme.
Perlman has been a soloist for a number of film scores such as the theme of the 1993 film Schindler's List by John Williams, which subsequently won an Academy Award for Best Original Score.

Cape Fear (1991 film)

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Spielberg offered him the chance to direct the 1991 remake of Cape Fear instead.
It was originally developed by Steven Spielberg, who eventually decided it was too violent and traded it to Scorsese to get back Schindler's List, which Scorsese had decided not to make.

Academy Award for Best Director

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It was nominated for twelve Academy Awards, winning seven, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Score, and won numerous other awards, including seven BAFTAs and three Golden Globes.

American Film Institute

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In 2007, the American Film Institute ranked Schindler's List 8th on its list of the 100 best American films of all time.
Among the alumni of AFI are Andrea Arnold, (Red Road, Fish Tank), Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan), Carl Colpaert (Gas Food Lodging, Hurlyburly, Swimming with Sharks), Doug Ellin (Entourage), Todd Field (In the Bedroom, Little Children), Jack Fisk (Badlands, Days of Heaven, There Will Be Blood), Carl Franklin (One False Move, Devil in a Blue Dress, House of Cards), Michael Greenspan (Wrecked, Kill for Me), Patty Jenkins (Monster, Wonder Woman), Janusz Kamiński (Lincoln, Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan), Matthew Libatique (Noah, Black Swan), David Lynch (Mulholland Drive, Blue Velvet), Terrence Malick (Days of Heaven, The Thin Red Line, The Tree of Life), Victor Nuñez, (Ruby in Paradise, Ulee's Gold), Wally Pfister (Memento, The Dark Knight, Inception), Robert Richardson (Platoon, JFK, Django Unchained), and many others.