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 <email@example.com>
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
Steve (Montgomery Clift
) leaves Karel a sandwich by the side of the road, and drives off in his Army Jeep. As he drives off, a cameraman's or director's hand can be seen reflected in the windshield, motioning Karel to move forward and retrieve the food that Steve just left him. Sure enough, right on cue, we see Karel move forward to pick up the sandwich. 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.
Remade as The Search
Music by Bedrich Smetana
In the score when the river is first shown See more