Universal City, Calif. : Universal, 2004.
1 videodisc (ca. 196 min.) : sd., b&w with col. sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Region 1, 5.1 Dolby digital and 5.1 DTS surround.
Includes English, French and Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in French or Spanish.
Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall, Jonathan Sagall, Embeth Davidtz, Malgoshcha Gebel, Shmulik Levy, Mark Ivanir.
Producers, Branko Lustig, Gerald R. Molen, Steven Spielberg ; writer, Steven Zaillian ; director, Steven Spielberg ; director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; art directors, Ewa Skoczkowska, Maciej Walczak ; editor, Michael Kahn ; original music, John Williams ; costume designer, Anna B. Sheppard ; production designer, Allan Starski.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Based on the book by Thomas Keneally.
National Film Registry
MPAA rating: R; for language, some sexuality, and actuality violence.
The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands.
Special features: "Voices from the list" featurette ; behind "The Shoah Foundation story with Steven Spielberg" featurette ; cast and filmmakers ; about Oskar Schindler.