Schindler Essay Introduction

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Here is another question to try. It has already been started – how about finishing it?

Analyse how two or three production techniques helped develop your opinion of a main character/individual.

In the film Schindler’s List, by Steven Spielberg, an important character is that of Oskar Schindler. Throughout the film Schindler’s character changes from a charismatic business man, who has made his fortune through the cheap labour off the Jews held in labour camps, to a humble man, broken by the guilt that he could have done more, and saved ‘at least one more’ Jew. Spielberg carefully uses hand held camera shots, close up and point of view shots to help the viewer see Schindler as powerful, and charismatic at the start of the film, and as a man all-consumed by his guilt at the end.

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