Monday, March 12, 2012

Montgomery Clift - The Search (1948)

The Search is a 1948 Swiss-American film directed by Fred Zinnemann which tells the story of a young Auschwitz survivor and his mother who search for each other across post-World War II Europe. It stars Montgomery Clift, Ivan Jandl, Jarmila Novotná and Aline MacMahon. Many of the scenes were shot amidst the actual ruins of post-war German cities, namely Ingolstadt, Nuremberg, and Würzburg

In this scene, American soldier Steve Stevenson (Montgomery Clift) tries desperately to get war refugee Ivan Jandl to say the word no.