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>
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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
During the dinner party, Karel (now known as Jim) gets angry with Steve and runs away. He runs out the door, and as the door closes behind him, the moving shadow of a cameraman can clearly be seen against the field of the door. 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!
Referenced in Montgomery Clift
Music by George Gershwin
Played on a radio See more