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La Truite (The Trout) (1982)

La truite (original title)
Frederique (Huppert) leaves her family's small-town trout farm to embark on an journey taking her to Japan and into the arms of a man. Irritations concerning her actions and present state ... See full summary »

Director:

Joseph Losey

Writers:

Roger Vailland (novel), Monique Lange (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Isabelle Huppert ... Frédérique
Jean-Pierre Cassel ... Rambert
Jeanne Moreau ... Lou Rambert
Daniel Olbrychski ... Saint-Genis
Jacques Spiesser Jacques Spiesser ... Galuchat
Isao Yamagata Isao Yamagata ... Daigo Hamada
Jean-Paul Roussillon Jean-Paul Roussillon ... Verjon
Roland Bertin Roland Bertin ... The Count
Lisette Malidor Lisette Malidor ... Mariline
Craig Stevens ... Carter
Ruggero Raimondi ... Party Guest
Alexis Smith ... Gloria
Lucas Belvaux ... Clerk
Pierre Forget Pierre Forget ... Frédérique's Father
Ippo Fujikawa Ippo Fujikawa ... Kumitaro
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Storyline

Frederique (Huppert) leaves her family's small-town trout farm to embark on an journey taking her to Japan and into the arms of a man. Irritations concerning her actions and present state of feelings begin to fill her mind, forcing her to come to terms with innermost self. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

France

Language:

French | Japanese | English

Release Date:

22 September 1982 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

La Truite (The Trout) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Soundtracks

Stand Up And Shout It Out
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Written by Richard Hartley
Performed by Greg Snow
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satori
14 January 2005 | by princehalSee all my reviews

Doesn't this movie have any defenders? Even Losey's biographers don't seem to be able to find a kind word for it. What I see is the work of a serene master who has left behind the trappings of drama and psychology to contemplate a world of pure cinema. Unfortunately the late masterworks of great directors are often misunderstood (see Griffith's "The Struggle", Lang's "1000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse", Zinnemann's "Five Days One Summer") - maybe because there isn't a critical middle ground between workaday reviewers who are unable to see beyond story and acting and academic critics who are busy applying their pet theories. In any case, it's available on a beautiful DVD and ripe for (re)discovery.


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