Department of Germanic Studies

The Search (Fred Zinnemann, 1948) - TRÜMMERFILM

Tue, October 29, 2013 | BUR 108

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Search
The Search

This  Oscar-­‐winning  (screenwriting  and  special  child-­acting award) Swiss-­American production by Austrian-­American director Fred Zinnemann takes on the Trümmerfilm theme of displaced persons. Shot in various locations across war-ravaged Germany, the film stars Montgomery Clift in his screen debut as an American GI who  cares for  a lost Czech  boy traumatized  by the  war. Meanwhile, in a parallel story, the boy’s mother searches for her child. 104 minutes

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Sponsored by: The Department of Germanic Studies

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