Schindler's List Scene 23
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- Oskar and Goeth share a private moment on the balcony. Goeth is falling-down drunk.
- He complains about his desire for power. Oskar tries to manipulate Goeth into believing that true power comes from the ability to grant mercy.
- Nazi auditors come into Goeth's home, checking his books.
- He's angry, and walks in to see his saddle on the floor of his horse's stall.
- He's furious, but forgives the Jewish boy who presumably dropped the saddle, and goes about his day.
- Goeth rides his horse through the camp like a magnanimous emperor, excusing minor infractions.
- He returns home to a dirty bathtub and the terrified Jewish boy. He goes for his rifle as the boy walks away for the night back to the camp.
- One, two shots to hit the boy square, as Stern quietly and calmly walks past the boy's lifeless corpse on his own return to his barracks inside the camp.
- So much for mercy.