Analysis Of The Film Schindler's List

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The Holocaust is undoubtedly one of the most tragic events in human history. Occurring during the WWII, the Holocaust resulted in the death of approximately 6 million Jewish people. The sole way to educate ourselves is through mediums like, film, novels, artifacts, letters, and survivors. In most cases of which the Holocaust is presented, the source does not fully orchestrate and deliver the repercussions, leaving the audience to interpret and grasp the concepts mentally. This experience and crisis has to be voiced and taught by survivors and primary resources.

One of the most renown examples of the way through which the Holocaust is presented, is through the Steven Spielberg film Schindler’s List in 1993. The film follows the story of Oskar Schindler and his Jewish workers in the Schindler factory. Every scene concerns at least one Schindlerjuden family and their ghettoization, isolation, grown hatred, transportation to camps, and life at camps. Schindler’s List is mostly accurate in its portrayal, staying true to the historical references, however like most Hollywood movies, it sugarcoats events and brings light to the growth of Oskar Schindler as a character.

One of the most dramatic points demonstrated in the film was the deportation to transportation carts. The actors portrayed the uncertainty and unknowings of this stuffed wagon and of where it was taking them. All they were aware of was their division into ghetto A and ghetto B and placing their belongings
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