Schindler's List Essay | Essay

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Schindler's List

Summary: Explores themes in the Stephen Spielberg film Schindler's List. Examines how Spielberg establishes character development through the use of film techniques such as extreme close-ups of the list, colour and lighting. Describes the theme of the value and worth of one individual.
Stern states "The list is an absolute good-the list is life!" Explore the impact of being put on this list from the point of view of the Plazow Jews, otherwise destined for the death camp of Auschwitz.

The film Schindler's List is a film that explores a variety of themes. Whilst depicting the Holocaust, it highlights the anti-Semitic nature of the period, the idea of power and justice, selflessness and charity, moral dilemmas, individual choices and most importantly, the preciousness of life. Through the application of Spielberg's cinematic skills and the personal stories, the viewer is able to witness the "absolute good," that is the list, created by Schindler and Stern. For a majority of the piece, this film exemplifies a feeling of utter hopelessness for the Plazow Jews. Though try as we may, it is an event that cannot be imagined. Later on we are able to...

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