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Black And White Oskar Schindler
882 wordsThere have been many documentaries and dramatic productions focusing on the Holocaust. The film, Schindler's List is one of the most serious, accurate, and compelling non documentary accounts so far. With the vision of unforgettable images, this movie shows the anguish and endless struggle the massacred Jews suffered. This film explores the many sides of humanity during one of the most terrifying times in recent history. Some people, however, may respond negatively to the fact that there may be ...
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Oskar Schindler Schindler Moved Jews
402 wordsSchindler, Oskar (1908 - 74), German businessman whose fame rests on his remarkable rescue of more than 1, 000 Jews during the Nazi Holocaust. Oskar Schindler was born in the Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia. He moved to Poland in 1930 and made a fortune in Krakw. He saved 1, 200 Polish Jews from the Nazi death camps by employing them at a munitions factory he opened using Jewish labor. The factory had been a bankrupt manufacturer of enamelware when Schindler bought it and used it to fill military co...
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Angels Of Life And Death
1,481 words"I hated the brutality, the sadism, and the insanity of Nazism. I just couldn't stand by and see people destroyed. I did what I could, what I had to do, what my conscience told me I must do. That's all there is to it. Really, nothing more" (Below 9). These are the words of the Angel of Life in the Holocaust, Oskar Schindler. However, the life and light that was inside this man was not in the hearts of all European people between 1933 and 1945. Coinciding with this wonderful figure is one of the ...
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Oskar Schindler A Hero Study
1,063 wordsCONFLICT AND RELEVANT BACKGROUND Oskar Schindler faced many conflicts in his life. The main conflict he faced was overcoming the Nazis and saving over one thousand Jewish People. Schindler, with out a job at the time, joined the Nazi Party and followed on the heels of the SS when the Germans invaded Poland. This is when Schindler took over two previously Jewish owned companies that dealt with the manufacture and sales of enamel kitchenware products and opened up his own enamel shop right outside...
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Oskar Schindler Taking Place
655 wordsIn the film Schindler's List, Oskar Schindler undergoes a dramatic metamorphosis. Discuss. The film Schindler's List depicts the transformation of its main protagonist, Oskar Schindler, from an opportunist war profiteer to the saviour of over one thousand Jews. He is originally depicted as a womanizer and a Nazi sympathizer, however he becomes an accidental saviour through his plan to utilize Jewish workers for his own gain. His metamorphosis is triggered by the exposure to atrocities committed ...
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Powerful Analysis Of Schindler List
1,358 words... he most powerful performance is by Neeson. He begins the movie just wanting money and women and power. In the end, he has turned his heart to saving all the Jews that he has employed. He does it so gradually, that we believe what we are seeing. There haven't been many performances better and more believable this year. The changing from a flawed Nazi to a flawed Nazi with a heart of gold is remarkably well done and should get the Oscar for best performance by an actor. The leap of creative im...
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Played An Important Role Oskar Schindler
1,492 wordsThe paper I decided to do was on "Schindler's List." I have seen this movie four times and yet had not really noticed the many ways in which the director, Steven Spielberg, used the camera to emphasis a "million words." It was interesting, when watching this film from this stand point, how I was able to see the importance of the way the director uses sounds and color to make some much significant points of a film. I decided to emphasis the way certain close ups and facial expressions were used t...
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Thousands Of Jews Black And White
931 wordsCeaseless Spirit And Hope-Analysis Of Schindler's ListCeasless Spirit And Hope-Analysis Of Schindler's List Ana M. Duarte Ceaseless Spirit and Hope In the movie Schindler's list directed by Steven Spielberg, we are shown the story of a brave man who risks his life to save thousands of Jews during WWII. Oskar Schindler is a German businessman who moves to Nazi-occupied Poland during WWII to open a factory that will employ Jews at starvation wages. By the end of the war, he has risked his life and...
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Order To Save Number Of Jews
1,287 wordsThomas Schindlers List Schindler's List Thomas Keneally's Schindler's List is the historical account of Oskar Schindler and his heroic actions in the midst of the horrors of World War II Poland. Schindler's List recounts the life of Oskar Schindler, and how he comes to Poland in search of material wealth but leaves having saved the lives of over 1100 Jews who would most certainly have perished. The novel focuses on how Schindler comes to the realization that concentration and forced labor camps ...
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Oskar Schindler Jewish People
665 wordsOskar Schindler would never have been anyones ideal savior, especially for the Jewish community. He was an open member of the Nazi party, a womanizer, a gambler, an alcoholic, and was extremely money hungry, but was successfully able to rescue and save from death over twelve hundred Jewish men and women. Schindler was born on April 28 th, 1908 in Zwittua, Czechoslovakia. He was born Catholic and into a wealthy family, but started early on a life of sin. In 1930 he moved to Poland in hopes of bec...
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Side By Side Black And White
1,973 wordsSchindler's List is one of the most powerful movies of all time. It tells the powerful true story of the German businessman Oskar Schindler who comes to Nazi- captured Poland looking for economic blooming and leaves as a savior of more than 1, 100 Jews. Many of our grandparents told us of the stories and we learned about it in school year after year, but to see it put to life was a totally touching experience. Some of us couldnt even bare to look at those gruesome scenes. The movie starts out in...
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Story Of A Man Oskar Schindler
677 wordsSteven Speilberg s main purpose for directing the film Schindler s List was to tell the best story to ever come out of the Holocaust, whilst informing the viewer of the horrific events that occurred during the Holocaust was his secondary motive. Due to the fact that the movie is based around the life of one man, it is obvious that this is correct. Also, the development of the characters and the importance of names in the film suggest that is was not merely a Holocaust documentary. Schindler s Li...
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Money To Buy Oskar Schindler
1,480 wordsDescription: This film depicts the heroic actions of Oskar Schindler, a German war profiteer who, because of his fundamental humanity and great courage, saved more than 1, 100 Jews from death in the Holocaust. The film is based on an exceptional novel, Schindler's List by Thomas Keneally. The word novel has been applied to this book only because the dialogue and certain details are fictional. Mr. Keneally based the book closely on events reported to him by the Schindlerjuden, people whose lives ...
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End Of The Movie Oskar Schindler
757 wordsOskar Schindler Oskar Schindler was a wealthy German industrialist, who made much of his wealth by employing Jewish men and women in his various factories. In the Movie Schindler s List it starts off with Schindler is a restaurant with many high ranking Nazi officers eating there. He starts off by buying a officer a bottle of expensive wine, but it does not end there. Before the night is gone he has boughten dinner for all of the officers. This is how he made friends, friends with power. At this...
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Discussed In Class Acts Of Kindness
677 wordsThomas Keneally has accomplished his goal with Schindler? s List. It beautifully and completely realizes the honest story of a man who was an astounding leader in every respect. This book captures with accuracy and poignancy a part of history that every member of every society must know about and never forget, and to do it in novel form is a sign of Keneally? s extraordinary ingenuity. To begin with, Oskar Schindler? s embodiment of the leadership characteristics we have discussed in class is ev...
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Oskar Schindler Human Beings
1,571 wordsAlyssa Graham Oskar Schindler A Saint in Disguise? A deadly shot bellows through the air. People jump back in surprise. A young girl lays in a soft red puddle of blood, her shining Star of David glistening in the once delightful sun. Many glance, but most just pass on by. But one stares in astonishment. In anger. In disbelief. Though a controversial man of his time, Oskar Schindler, through bribery and lies, transformed the threatened lives of hundreds of Jews. Individuals can make a difference ...
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Oskar Schindler Hiding Place
1,143 wordsIn a time of fear, horror, and humility, where everything is lost and nothing is to gain, there remains one element that keeps a person alive. Hope. Schindler s List tells a tale of one man s cunning and determined attempts to give that feeling of hope back to the victims, themselves, the Jews. Presumably the most moving and poignant scene of Schindler s List was the conclusion of the film. The movie ends as members of the Jewish family lay stones on the gravestone of Oskar Schindler. It not onl...
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