This book is a moving testament to the making of an exceptional movie. It is also a unique insight into how Spielberg makes his momovies, illustrating the care and the detail which he employs to achieve authenticity. When Schindler's List was released in 1993 it was acclaimed as both a motion picture masterpiece and a reaffirmation of the human ...Read MoreThis book is a moving testament to the making of an exceptional movie. It is also a unique insight into how Spielberg makes his momovies, illustrating the care and the detail which he employs to achieve authenticity. When Schindler's List was released in 1993 it was acclaimed as both a motion picture masterpiece and a reaffirmation of the human spirit. In 1994 it had 12 academy award nominations and won in 7 categories including Best Picture and Best director. This book isthe moving story of how Steven Spielberg spent 10 years bringing the Thomas Keneally's winning novel Schindler's Ark to the screen. Written by Franciszek Powleski - guide, interpreter and consultant on the 1989 Booker prize movie from Spielberg's 1st research visit to Poland in 1992 - it is part diary, part chronicle of the massive undertaking in bringing the story to the screen, and part witness to the responsiblity of telling the traumatic stories of the Schindler jews w ho are still alive today. The author acted as coordinator of the 1300 Schindler Jews who travelled from all over the world to participate in re-telling the wartime events. Leopold Pfefferberg who 1st inspire Thomas Keneally to write Schindler's story supplied the photographs which served as a model for recreating the past and many reproduced in this book for the 1st time.Read Less
Photos. New/New. 6-1/4 x 9 x 1 " 0752817906 1998 FIRST EDITION Hardcover book in DJ...BRAND NEW from 1998 publisher...Never opened, Never owned, Never marked...Jacket protected in New non-stick clear mylar sleeve...Gift Giving quality...224 pages...illustrated with 24 pages of glossy B&W and color photographs...includes exclusive print interview with Steven Spielberg; foreword by Thomas Keneally...When the film Schindler's List was released in 1993 it was acclaimed as both a motion picture masterpiece and a reaffirmation of the human spirit...In 1994 it garnered twelve Academy Award Nominations and won in seven categories including Best Picture and Best Director...This book is the story of how Steven Spielberg brought Thomas Keneally's prize winning novel Schindler's Ark to the screen...It is at times a chronicle, a diary, and an appreciation of the massive undertaking of the film's creation...It is one of the most moving accounts of the making of the making of any movie as the real life characters portrayed visited the set and tell their stories which were often integrated into the shooting script there and then, recreated and filmed in front of their eyes...The author of this book, Franciszek Palowski, journalist, television producer and writer, was selected personally by Steven Spielberg as technical consultant to the p roduction...He served as an advisor in re-creating the city of Krakow, the camps, and the relationships between Oskar Schindler and Amon Goeth, and the victims whom Schindler saved from death at the hands of the Nazis...So successful were the filmmakers that one of the women abused by Amon Goeth nearly fainted when she met the actor Ralph Fiennes in his Nazi uniform...Most importantly Palowski acted as guide and friend to the survivors of the 1, 300 men and women, known as Schindler's Jews, who travelled from all over the world to participate in recreating the events of 1942 for this important film...In this book, Dr. Palowski describes the gruelling physical and emotion resources required of the cast, crew, and survivors...At the end, Spielberg and the people around him realized that they had participated in a profound experience...a tribute to Schindler and a memorial to the ' Schindler people ' who endured...Leopold Pfeffeberg ( now Leopold Page ), who first inspired Thomas Keneally to write Schindler's story, supplied most of the chilling photographs that served as a model for re-creating the past, many of which are reproduced here for the first time..." Witness-The Making of Schindler's List "...by Franciszek Palowski, with Exclusive interview with Steven Spielberg & Foreword by Thomas Keneally...published by Orion Publishing, London 1998, First Edition Hardcover Book in Dustjacket *** Securely packed for Safe delivery ~ Shipping safely Worldwide, since 1965 ***
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