The Search 1948

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The Search

The Search

In postwar Germany, a displaced Czech boy, separated from his family during wartime, is befriended by an American GI while the boy's mother desperately searches for him.

TitleThe Search
Release DateMarch 26th, 1948
GenresDrama, War
Runtime
DirectorFred Zinnemann
WritersPaul Jarrico, Richard Schweizer, David Wechsler
Production CompaniesPraesens-Film AG, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Production CountriesUnited States of America, Switzerland
Plot Keywordsadoption, auschwitz-birkenau concentration camp, love, little boy, post war germany, orphan, devotion, trust, displacement camp, presumed dead, post world war ii, english lesson, runaway child, concentration camp survivor, case worker, american g.i., search for child, searching mother, drowned child, learning english
Montgomery Clift
Montgomery Clift
Ralph 'Steve' Stevenson
Ivan Jandl
Ivan Jandl
Karel Malik aka 'Jim'/'Jimmy'
Aline MacMahon
Aline MacMahon
Mrs. Murray
Wendell Corey
Wendell Corey
Jerry Fisher
Jarmila Novotna
Jarmila Novotna
Hannah Malik
Fred Zinnemann
Fred Zinnemann
Interpreter (uncredited)
Die Gezeichneten
Die Gezeichneten
Achter de Wolken
March 23rd, 1948
March 26th, 1948
January 1st, 1949