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In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans.
Steven Spielberg cast Ralph Fiennes as Amon Göth after he'd been moved by Fiennes' performance as T.E. Lawrence in Great Performances: A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia (1992). Spielberg has been a lifelong fan of David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia (1962).
When the men use a little boy to get ice from the roof of the train while they're going to Schindler's factory, the barbed wire on the window is in a zig-zag pattern, but the exterior shot reveals a line pattern.
Polish fonts were used in the credits sequence
English, Hebrew, German, Polish
£1,234,591 (UK) (4 March 1994)
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