The Search

Synopsis: A woman who works for a non-governmental organization (NGO) forms a special relationship with a young boy in war-torn Chechnya.
Genre: Drama, War
Director(s): Michel Hazanavicius
Production: La Petite Reine
  1 win & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
135 min

But I fear the worst

because of "SOBR"

the unity of the Russian army

which controls the entire area

around the "54" school.

It's them ...

It is they who have killed us.

Noura ...

Larissa ...


- Hello!

- Hi!

Carole. your mother called

four times this morning.

I promised that you would remember.

OK thank you.

You told him what?

That if she wanted to date me.

she had to kiss his girlfriend.

That's rock'n'roll.

And she said what?


But you really said that?

Of course not. you're stupid or what?

What are con te ...

I'll have a Coke.

Primed one?

No. thank you.

Here. I'm fast.

Go ahead.


I want a Coke.


You have your papers?

Just a second ...

So ...

what is yours?

No. it's not me.

- Do not lie to me!

- I swear.

Lift up your hands!

Empty your pockets.

The second!

That. too. is not you?

That is mine.

Well. perfect.

You're coming with us.

... And chocolate.

Gvozdiov Nicolai!

You know what you risk?


How old are you?


You're still young

to the prison.

And the army. you have nothing against?


You know what?

Wait in the hallway.

I'll see what

I do for you.

Thank you.




Allah is great and powerful.

Lord. have mercy

my father and my mother.

Grant them Paradise.

Make my brothers are alive.

Give me the strength to get them.

Hey. little guy!

Where are you going?

What's your name?

You're what village?

Where are they. your parents?

Well. it's finished negotiating?

You play what?

Bring up this kid. we reparte!

Come quick. kid.

We're leaving.


What's your name?

You remember

what happened?

You understand what I say?

You lost your tongue?

You not tired. you see

he understands nothing.

Poor kid ...

Her parents must be dead.

He will never get out.

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Michel Hazanavicius

Michel Hazanavicius is a French film director, producer, screenwriter and film editor best known for his 2011 film, The Artist, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 84th Academy Awards. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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