November 24th, 2004


Во-первых, и списка-то никакого не было

"Во-первых, и списка-то никакого не было"

NYTimes публикует рецензию на биографию Шиндлера, опубликованную очередным холокост-исследователем.
Шиндлер, разумеется, известен тем, что его сделал героем пропагандистского фильма Стивен Спилберг.

Суммируя, вранье. Почему-то меня это не удивляет.

November 24, 2004
Book Adds Layers of Complexity to the Schindler Legend

An authoritative new biography of Oskar Schindler, the German businessman who saved more than 1,000 Jews from the Nazis, clashes sharply with his idealized portrayal in the Oscar-winning 1993 Steven Spielberg movie "Schindler's List" and the 1982 historical novel by Thomas Keneally that inspired it. The Schindler who emerges in this latest account - based on interviews with Holocaust survivors and newly discovered papers, including letters stored in a suitcase by a mistress - is far more flawed than the one depicted in the movie and novel. Even so, scholars say, the fresh revelations about Schindler's darker side cast his moral transformation and heroism into starker relief.

To begin with, there was no Schindler's List.

"Schindler had almost nothing to do with the list," said David M. Crowe, Collapse )