Oskar Schindler was an ethnic German industrialist, German spy, and member of the Nazi party, credited with saving the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his factories, which were located in what is now Poland and the Czech Republic.
Curiosity led Dr. Mokhtari to contact the publisher of the book who directed him to the author, who directed him to three people who told him the entire story about the young Iranian diplomat Abdol Hossein Sardari, a son of an affluent family who was assigned to join Iran's diplomatic ranks in France. Sardari was a social butterfly and the parties he gave attracted the crème de la crème of Europe, included Nazis. When Sardari realized what the Nazis were doing to the European Jews, he used his connections and influence, including the one he had with the Nazis, he issued hundreds of fake passports that enabled Jews to flee Europe to safer Iran.
The subtitle of the book is 'The Iranian Schindler And His Homeland In The Second World War'. That is significant because the number of Jews Abdol Sardari saved was greater than the number of Jews Oskar Schindler saved.
Oskar Schindler story was the subject of the 1982 novel Schindler's Ark, and the subsequent 1993 film Schindler's List, which reflected his life as an opportunist, initially motivated by profit, but ended showing extraordinary initiative, tenacity, and dedication in order to save the lives of his Jewish employees.
Now the time has come to tell the story, in a film, of Abdol Hossein Sardari's heroism. Because if we do not, evil will continue eclipsing good.