Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List

A drama about the abuse of power, the horror of unbridled evil, and the difference one man can make.

Overview

Schindler’s List stars Liam Neeson as Oskar Schindler, a wartime profiteer who aims to make a fortune off the plight of the oppressed Jews and the prosperity of their Nazi oppressors. He succeeds, but he eventually comes to value human life more than riches, exchanging his wealth for the safety of those he had sought to exploit.

This discussion guide looks at the movie’s themes of rampant evil, the character of heroism, the quandary of human suffering, and salvation.

Discussion Guide

• Movie Summary

• Discussing the Scenes

—Evil
(Mark 7:20–23; Romans 3:9–18, 8:7–8; John 3:16–18; Matthew 5:38–48)

—Heroism
(1 Peter 1:14–16; Ephesians 2:1–10; John 10:14–18)

—Salvation
(Romans 8:31–39; John 3:16; 1 Peter 3:18)

• As the Credits Roll

Based On

Schindler’s List (Universal, 1993), directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the novel by Thomas Keneally, screenplay by Steven Zaillian, rated R for intense violence, language, and sexual content.

Photo © Copyright Universal Studios

Total number of pages

$4.95
  • Word Document
  • SMG-MS0018-D