A silent nine-year-old Czech boy, a survivor of Auschwitz, flees a refugee center in postwar Germany and is found by an American G.I. At the same time, the boy's mother, the sole surviving member of his family, searches refugee centers for her son. Time, distance, and the massive numbers of refugee children are factors hampering the reunion of mother and son. Written by
Martin H. Booda <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Everybody agrees MGM's The Search is a wonderful motion picture !
Did You Know?
on TCM indicated that Ivan Jandl
spoke no English at the time this film was made and that his English dialogue was phonetically memorized. See more
A girl refugee describes gassings at Dachau. (11 min.) Actually, Dachau was a notorious concentration camp, not a death camp and had no gas chambers. See more
[Steve is teaching a young boy, whose name he does not know but has coined Jim, to speak English
Ralph 'Steve' Stevenson
You have no idea how useful it's going to be for you to know English. You can go where ever you like. Everybody knows what 'OK' means. You can use English all over the world. Not, not just America: Canada, Africa, Australia, India. Even in England, they understand English... well, sort of.
Music by Bedrich Smetana
In the score when the river is first shown See more