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.
Juliette Binoche was offered a role, which she has described in interviews as a woman who was to be raped and then murdered, but she turned it down. She had already turned Steven Spielberg down once that same year, passing on the role of Ellie Sattler in Jurassic Park (1993) to make Three Colors: Blue (1993).
Yerushalayim shel Zahav was not written until twenty years after WWII (see trivia).
There are no opening credits after the title is shown.
English, Hebrew, German, Polish
$656,636 (USA) (17 December 1993)
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