Definition of Schindler's List from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Schindler's List

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a US film (1993), directed by Stephen Spielberg, which won seven Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director. It was based on the novel Schindler's Ark (1982) by the Australian writer Thomas Keneally, which won the Booker Prize. The story is about a real person, Oskar Schindler, a German who risked his own life during World War II to save Polish Jews sent to work in his factory.