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How was the red coat in Schindler's List created?

As I mentioned in the comments, movie editing software certainly was available in 1993 (see Jurassic Park for example). That being said however, I was under the impression that Schindler's List was ...
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What exactly does the poster of Schindler's list depict?

I agree with the other persons interpretation that it is Schindler's hand holding / saving the Jews. But still the movie had one tragic aspect saying "Schindler could not save them all": The whole ...
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Did Oskar Schindler really lament not having saved more Jews?

According to David M. Crowe’s book Oskar Schindler: The Untold Account of His Life, Wartime Activities and the True Story Behind The List... NO. Among the key revelations in Crowe’s book: Oskar ...
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Deliberate miscalibration of shells in Schindler's List -- did this happen in real life?

As a personal opinion, I'd say he wanted people not to be treated abhorrently, or killed for no reason other than their faith or ethnicity. The war he could do little about; his factory & its ...
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What exactly does the poster of Schindler's list depict?

The poster very accurately depicts the events in the film. That baby's hand represents the Jews survivors and that grown man's hand represent Oskar Schindler himself. This is about how he holds the ...
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What was the significance of whole movie being black and white and one scene being colored in Schindler's list?

From the words of Cinematographer, Janusz Kaminski “I was ecstatic to be working with Steven, and yet when we began filming it brought home the sickening reality of the Holocaust. The newsreel ...
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What exactly does the poster of Schindler's list depict?

From this detailed analysis, The close-up shot depicting the joining of two hands is very powerful, symbolising unity and alliance as the Jewish people cannot make a difference on their own, and ...
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What was the significance of the diamond swallowing scene in Schindler's List?

So they would not be confiscated by the Nazis. In the second world war, the Nazis raided the homes of both the Jewish population in Germany and the the population of citizens from other cities and ...
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What's the explosion that we see when Amon Göth shoots from the balcony?

I'd suggest it is an SFX error. The rifle Göth /Fiennes is using is a 6.5 x 54mm Mannlicher-Schoenauer Sporter. It is possible for such an explosion to occur if explosive rounds were used. And, ...
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Polish language in Schindler's List

As per Wikipedia: Spielberg occasionally used German and Polish language in scenes to recreate the feeling of being present in the past. He initially considered making the film entirely in ...
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What exactly does the poster of Schindler's list depict?

This poster show what didn't happen in the movie. Schindler didn't rescue the girl in red coat (true story) http://www.auschwitz.dk/redgirl.htm But he did rescue the people on his list (also shown in ...
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How many times is color used in Schindler's List?

4 times + ending Candle at the beginning Girl in red Girl in red (dead) at the crematoriums Candle at the ending Ending (Schindler´s Jews and descendants)
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Why did commandant Goeth spare some Jews during liquidation of Ghetto?

The answer is right there in your question: labor camp. The Germans were at war and viewed all potential labor as a military resource. The Germans had competing requirements for war industry labor and ...
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How was the red coat in Schindler's List created?

It is called Recoloring. In the color correction you can "highlight" a color and set everything else black and white (saturation to 0). This is technique for very long time already. Like this
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