R | | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Amon Göth (Ralph Fiennes) quotes William Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice" to Helen Hirsch, saying, "Hath not a Jew eyes?" Fiennes' brother, Joseph Fiennes, appears in the film The Merchant of Venice (2004).
The cabaret song at the start of the film - "Der fröhliche Wanderer" or "Mein Vater war ein Wandersmann," known in English as "The Happy Wanderer" - was written after WWII, in 1955.
There are no opening credits after the title is shown.
English, Hebrew, German, Polish
£1,234,591 (UK) (4 March 1994)
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