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Original title: La busca
Production: Surco Films
Country: Spain
Director: Angelino Fons
Script: Juan Cesarabea; Angelino Fons; Flora Prieto; Nino Quevedo
Photography: Manuel Rojas
Music: Luis de Pablo
Cast: Jacques Perrin; Emma Penella; Sara Lezana; Hugo Blanco; Daniel Martin; Lola Gaos; Coral Pellicer; Cándida Losada; María Bassó; María Elena Flores; Luis Marín; Fernando Sánchez Polack; Paul Ellis; Rafael Alcántara; José Carabias; José María Prada
Year: 1966
Duration: 92
Genre: Drama
Color: BW
Original language: Spanish
Languages available: Spanish
Subtitles: Spanish

Synopsis:

 In 1900, Manuel leaves his village to move to Madrid, where he begins working as an errand boy in the same boarding house as his mother. He falls in love with a young seamstress, but after a series of setbacks he joins a gang of thieves.

Based on the novel by Pío Baroja.


Awards:

 Winner of 2 CEC Awards, at Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 1967: Best Actress (Emma Penella); and, Best Director (Angelino Fons)

Winner of a Volpi Cup, at Venice Film Festival 1966: Best Actor (Jacques Perrin)

Nominated to a Golden Lion, at Venice Film Festival 1966: Angelino Fons

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