"There are fewer than 4000 Jews left alive in Poland today.
There are more than 6000 descendants of the Schindler Jews."
Schindler's List is an epic 1993 American war-drama film about Oskar Schindler, a German businessman who saved the lives of more than a thousand Polish Jewish refugees
during the Holocaust by employing them in his factories. The film was directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the novel Schindler's Ark by Thomas Keneally. It stars
Liam Neeson as Schindler, Ralph Fiennes as Schutzstaffel (SS) officer Amon Göth, and Ben Kingsley as Schindler's Jewish accountant Itzhak Stern.
The film was a box office success and recipient of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Score, as well as numerous
other awards (7 BAFTA, 3 Golden Globes). In 2007, the American Film Institute (AFI) ranked the film 8th on its list of the 100 best American films of all
time (up one position from its 9th place listing on the 1998 list)..
* Liam Neeson as Oskar Schindler, a German businessman who saves the lives of over 1,200 Jews by employing them in his factory
* Ben Kingsley as Itzhak Stern, Schindler's accountant and business partner.
* Ralph Fiennes as Amon Göth, the main antagonist in the film.
* Embeth Davidtz as Helen Hirsch, a young Jewish woman whom Göth takes to work as his housekeeper, and finds attractive.
* Caroline Goodall as Emilie Schindler, Schindler's wife.
* Jonathan Sagall as Poldek Pfefferberg, a young man who survives with his wife, and provides goods to Schindler from the black market.