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The Search

  • The Search. Photo courtesy of the Spanish Film Archive

    The Search. Photo courtesy of the Spanish Film Archive

  

Category

Feature film

Original title

La busca

Year

1967

Director

Angelino Fons

An adaptation of a novel with the same title by Pío Baroja. It is one of the most outstanding Spanish films of the 1960s.

Manuel is a village lad who comes to Madrid at the start of the 20th century. Although his mother works, her modest finances do not go far, so he will have to fend for himself. He finds himself in the city’s slums, from where it will be difficult to escape.

 

Technical specifications

Screenplay
Juan Cesarabea

Actors
Jacques Perrin, Emma Penella, Sara Lezana, Hugo Blanco, Lola Gaos

Photography
Manuel Rojas

Music
Luis de Pablo

Format
Black and white

Duration
92 minutes

  

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