Schindler’s List, directed by Steven Spielberg and The Pianist, Directed by Roman Polanski

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Schindler’s List, directed by Steven Spielberg and The Pianist, Directed by Roman Polanski

The holocaust is seen as a time of horror, filled with brutal, inhuman actions carried out by the Nazi party. Schindler’s List, directed by Steven Spielberg, is one of the most realistic movies to show the gruesome shock of the concentration camps and torture of Jews. Spielberg captured the true essences of what pain was during World War Two. In 2002, Roman Polanski came out with The Pianist, a movie that focuses on a Jewish man’s struggles outside the walls of a concentration camp. Polanski created a movie that would leave an impression on the viewer. The main purpose of Schindler’s List and The Pianist is to provide an inside view of the
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In addition, the movie was filmed in black and white to make an impression. The movie is based off of true events that took place during WWII.

The movie The Pianist, directed by Roman Polanski, is a compelling motion picture based on the tragedies of the holocaust. First, the movie takes place in Warsaw when the city was overrun with the Nazi party. The Pianist focuses on a main character, Wladyslaw Szpilman, a piano player, as he sees the Nazi power growing stronger in Warsaw. As the Nazis move into the city, the laws towards Jews grow stronger with all of the regulations. Next, the Nazi power grows so strong that the Szpilman family is moved into the Warsaw Jewish ghetto. The family has to deal with starvation, disease, and brutal killings. Once the concentration camp is full, and the "final solution" is going into effect, all of the Jews are put on trains that are sent to the concentration camps. Szpilman is strong enough, so he gets to stay behind to work for the Nazi army. Finally, Szpilman is saved through a chain of an underground connection where civilians take on the responsibility to move Jews from place to place. Szpilman goes into hiding where he now has to escape starvation, diseases, cold, and being found. Szpilman takes on the appearance of a cave man by the end of the movie as he travels the streets of Warsaw that have been destroyed. When the end is near, Szpilman is caught by a Nazi captain
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