Schindler's list oskar schindler, war profiteer, womanizer, and nazi party member, becomes the unlikely hero and savior of about 1,100 polish jews during the holocaust he is essentially a con he initially reacts angrily to the idea that his factory is a haven, but perhaps became enamored of the idea of being a hero.
Close-up images of names being typed into lists provide a sense of the vast number of jews arriving in kraków oskar schindler appears in his kraków hotel room his face is not shown, and the focus is on his possessions he puts on his expensive watch, cuff links, and nazi party pin, and takes a large wad of bills from his.
The novel brings to surface, the various horrors of the holocaust and atrocities of hitler at the same time, keneally has taken into consideration that the novel doesn't turn out to be melodramatic this essence is seen in spielberg's schindler's list, which is no less compelling it begins in the year 1939 the polish have been.
Having secured the funds, schindler sets up the german enamelware factory ( def) with the help of jewish accountant itzhak stern (ben kingsley) stern proposes to schindler that they hire jewish workers as a way of saving money ( notably, all jewish workers' wages go directly to the ss, meaning that. Oskar schindler is a factory owner and member of the nazi party living in poland during world war ii at the start of the story, schindler is an unlikely hero more concerned with philandering and moneygrubbing than morality yet as he starts to see how the nazis are treating jews and realizes his jewish employees' likely.