Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The Search

French writer and director Michel Hazanavicius returns with a powerful drama which is inspired by the classic film by Fred Zinnemann. The war in Chechnya is shown through several characters, a family torn apart, two foreign aid workers and a Russian soldier forced into war. Hazanavicius and his talented cast and crew show the casualties of war in this powerful drama which shows the war from three different perspectives. Bérénice Bejo stars with another powerful performance along with Annette Bening and three youngsters, Abdul Khalim Mamutsiev, Maksim Emelyanov and Zukhra Duishvili. 1001 Films' coverage of the 67th Festival de Cannes.

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