The Search / Search tells the story of four characters caught in the recent war in Chechnya in 1999. Four lives totally different plans are brought together by a dramatic twist of fate.
Seeing parents killed by Russian soldiers into the street of the village, a Chechen boy runs away and joins the wave of refugees. So get to meet Carole, head of EU mission in the region and, through them, to resume life slowly.
Meanwhile, her older sister, who miraculously survived the massacre, his brother seek among the thousands of Chechen refugees. The fourth character is Koli, a young Russian army recruits aged only 20 years, which is completely outdated and subsequently completely transformed by war.