Schindler's List

Schindler's List

Steven Spielberg (1993)

15 Certificate


Our Score
This outstanding Holocaust drama, based on Thomas Keneally's bestseller Schindler's Ark, won seven Oscars, including best picture, director (Steven Spielberg), adapted screenplay and score. It tells the story of Second World War entrepreneur Oskar Schindler (played by Liam Neeson), whose operation to supply the German war effort led him to be the unexpected saviour of more than 1,000 Jewish factory workers in Poland. Spielberg uses stark, brutal realism to put over his powerful points about racism and ethnic cleansing, and the use of stunning black-and-white photography and gritty hand-held camera footage give the film a potent documentary style. Ralph Fiennes invokes an awesome mixture of revulsion and sympathy as the inhuman Nazi commandant, Amon Goeth, and Neeson matches him with a heartfelt performance as the enigmatic Schindler. Ben Kingsley is also superb as Schindler's Jewish accountant and conscience.


During the Second World War, German businessman Oskar Schindler strives to save Jews destined for the concentration camps by employing them in his factory - an act of mercy made possible by a deal struck with a sadistic German commandant. Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning drama, starring Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley and Ralph Fiennes.

Cast & Crew

Oskar Schindler Liam Neeson
Itzhak Stern Ben Kingsley
Amon Goeth Ralph Fiennes
Emilie Schindler Caroline Goodall
Poldek Pfefferberg Jonathan Sagalle
Helen Hirsch Embeth Davidtz
Julian Scherner Andrzej Seweryn
Albert Hujar Norbert Weisser
Diana Reiter Elina Lowensohn
Victoria Klonowska Malgoscha Gebel
Director Steven Spielberg
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourTheatrical distributor: U.I.P. (UK)Guidance: Violence, swearing, sex scenes and nudity. Available on: video, DVD and Blu-rayReleased on: 27 Jan 2019