Category: Feature Film
Production year: 2013
Release date: 26/11/2014
DVD release date: 17/05/2019
VOD rental start date: 17/05/2019
Country: France
Genre(s): Drama
Runtime: 2:40

Director(s): Michel Hazanavicius
Cast: Bérénice Bejo , Annette Bening

Production company: La petite Reine | La Classe Américaine
French Distributor: Warner
International sales: Wild Bunch
Video edition: Warner


The Second Chechen War. 1999.
THE SEARCH recounts, on a human scale, a powerful story of conflict told through four lives that will be brought together by a shocking twist of fate.
After his parents are killed in their village, a small boy flees, joining the flood of refugees. He meets Carole, a European Union delegation head and little by little,with her help, he will return to life. At the same time, his elder sister Raïssa searches tirelessly for him amongst thecivilian exodus. Then there’s 20 year old Kolia… A recent Russian Army recruit, he will gradually be overwhelmed by the daily life of wartime.