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This is more than a story about the Holocaust. It's about a man, who at first only used the Jews for financial gain, then helped them survive the final solution and gained their respect. The top three performances are fantastic. Neeson is towering as Oscar Schindler. Ben Kingsley is superb as Itzhak Stern, the Jewish accountant who really runs Schindler's factory. Fiennes is frightening as Goeth, who kills Jews for pleasure, yet has a fetish for his Jewish maid (Embeth Davitz). The stark black-and-white cinematography is perfect for the atmosphere, capturing the grim era that was the Holocaust. The art direction is well-done in recreating the concentration camps. And the most surprising thing about this is Steven Spielberg's direction. There has never been any better from him. At first you think, "How could Spielberg do a film like this"? Then, if you look a little closer, you'll find his beautiful magic touch in the picture.