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 !
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There is a total of seven languages spoken and/or sung in this movie: English, German, French, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, and Hebrew. No subtitles are used for any of the dialogue. See more
On Clift's right shoulder he wears the patch of the 102nd infantry division, but it is sewed on incorrectly. It is turned 90 degrees to the right. See more
[holds up picture of sexily-posed woman
What'd he tell you for that?
[to Steve, who's standing nearby
Ohhhh, brother! You'd better stick to building bridges!
Music by Bedrich Smetana
In the score when the river is first shown See more