SCHINDLER'S LIST Coming to Blu-ray For First Time Ever, 3/5

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  • Voices from the List: Featuring documentary with testimonies from those who survived the Holocaust thanks to Oskar Schindler .
  • USC Shoah Foundation Story with Steven Spielberg: The director shows how filming Schindler's list inspired him to establish the USC Shoah Foundation.

SYNOPSIS

Adapted from the novel by Thomas Keneally , Steven Spielberg 's masterful film tells the incredible true story of the courageous Oskar Schindler ( Liam Neeson ). Initially a member of the Nazi party, the Catholic Schindler risks his career and life, and ultimately goes bankrupt, to employ 1,100 Jews in his crockery factory during the Holocaust. Schindler's Jewish accountant ( Ben Kingsley ) serves as his conscience, as Schindler conducts business with an obstinate and cruel Nazi commander ( Ralph Fiennes ), who viciously kills Jewish prisoners from the balcony of his villa overlooking a prison camp. Filmed entirely in black-and-white on location in Poland, Schindler's List does not downplay the faults of its magnanimous and unlikely hero, but relates a story of the triumph of the human spirit in the face of horrific devastation and tragedy.

FILMMAKERS
Cast: Liam Neeson , Ben Kingsley , Ralph Fiennes , Caroline Goodall , Jonathan Sagall , Embeth Davidtz
Director: Steven Spielberg
Screenwriter: Steven Zaillian , based on a novel by Thomas Keneally
Producers: Branko Lustig , Gerard R. Molen , Steven Spielberg
Co-Producer: Lew Rywin
Executive Producer: Kathleen Kennedy
Associate Producers: Irving Glovin , Robert Raymond
Director of Photography: Janusz Kaminski
Production Designer: Allan Starski
Editor: Michael Kahn

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
BLU-RAY
Street Date: 3/5/13
Copyright: 2013 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Selection Numbers: 61124840 (US) / 61125744 (Canada)
Running Time: 3 hours, 16 minutes
Layers: BD-50
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen, 1.85:1
Rating: R for language, some sexuality and actuality violence
Technical Info: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, Spanish/French DTS Digital Surround 5.1
Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish

DVD
Street Date: 3/5/13
Copyright: 2013 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Selection Numbers: 61124821 (US) / 61121205 (Canada)
Running Time: 3 hours, 16 minutes
Layers: Dual layers
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic widescreen, 1.85:1
Rating: R for language, some sexuality and actuality violence
Technical Info: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish/French Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish

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