What was the true nature of Oskar Schindler?
Immortalized in the iconic Steven Spielberg film Schindler’s List, Oskar Schindler has become a well-known hero of the Second World War.
This compelling, award-winning documentary explores the real, complex figure of Schindler, with incredible archive footage and intimate interviews with Holocaust survivors who knew him.
The vain, womanizing playboy behind the legendary hero is also revealed.
Watch Schindler: The Real Story and more acclaimed documentaries on BBC Select today. Restrictions apply*.
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