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The Smoking Fish (1977)

El Pez Que Fuma (original title)
| Comedy, Drama
A handsome young man is released from jail and goes to "El Pez Que Fuma", a bordello in the outskirts of Caracas. La Garza, its middle-aged owner, hires the young man as handy man, but soon... See full summary »

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Hilda Vera ...
La Garza
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Jairo
Haydée Balza ...
Selva María
Rafael Briceño
Arturo Calderón
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Claudio Brook
Eduardo Cortina
Carlos Flores
Virgilio Galindo
Gustavo González
Miguel Ángel Landa ...
Dimas
Mimi Lazo ...
(as Mimí Lazo)
Karla Luzbel
Cristobal Medina
Raúl Medina
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A handsome young man is released from jail and goes to "El Pez Que Fuma", a bordello in the outskirts of Caracas. La Garza, its middle-aged owner, hires the young man as handy man, but soon he takes the place of the administrator, who is also La Garza's lover. Written by Edgar Soberón Torchia <estorchia@gmail.com>

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One of the ten best Venezuelan movies of all the time
27 April 2000 | by (Caracas, Venezuela) – See all my reviews

Life in a Prosti-Bar somewhere between Caracas and La Guaira.

The characters are great , you get immersed in the every day life of these people, their miseries, bad living, happiness.

The story of the Venezuelan parallel life of the 70´s.

A must for every fan of Latin American cinema.


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