Schindler's List | 1993

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

 Movie Poster (spoilers)

Main Plot

In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.

Characters

  • Liam Neeson's character, Oskar Schindler, is a German businessman who saves over a thousand Jews during the Holocaust.
  • Ralph Fiennes plays Amon Goeth, a sadistic Nazi officer who oversees the Plasz√≥w concentration camp in Schindler's List.
  • Ben Kingsley's character, Itzhak Stern, helps Oskar Schindler in creating a list to save Jewish workers from the Holocaust.

Ending
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The film ends with Oskar Schindler and his workers being liberated by the Allies. Schindler is overcome with guilt for not saving more lives and breaks down emotionally. He is given a letter by his workers expressing their gratitude and farewell. Schindler leaves the factory, realizing the true value of his actions, and is seen wearing a ring engraved with the words, "Whoever saves one life saves the world entire." He leaves with a sense of regret but also redemption, knowing he made a difference in the lives he saved.