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Shindler's List Essay

Summary: Steven Spielberg's film Schindler's List makes use of a very rich mix of diverse filmic elements to create his heroes and villains. Spielberg does not rely on traditional narrative elements alone to portray his characters and entertain as we experience in most films.
Films are a popular form of entertainment. Films usually contain heroes and villains to make them interesting and entertaining to the viewer. Steven Spielberg's realistic film, Schindler's List, also contains heroes and villains. One of the main ways that Spielberg creates these heroes and villains is through the use of filmic elements, such as, camera usage, symbolic codes, use of music and choice of filmsetting. In Schindler's List, Spielberg's extensive use of film language plays a critical role in portraying the different characters and groups of characters to the viewer, both heroic and villainous.

Schindler's List concentrates on the story of Oskar Schindler, a German businessman, a womanizer, and a chain-smoking, self-centered member of the Nazi party. Throughout the film Spielberg focuses on Schindler's wealthy lifestyle and his wellbeing. Spielberg's casting of Liam Neeson in the role of Schindler contributes to the film language. Neeson is very tall...

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