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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 ... Galuchat
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:

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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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Alternate Versions

Original French-language version is 116 minutes long; the version released in the US ("The Trout") is 11 minutes shorter. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Stand Up And Shout It Out
(uncredited)
(end title)
Written by Richard Hartley
Performed by Greg Snow
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Modernist Fairy Tale
17 August 2005 | by jemenfoutismeSee all my reviews

This is the Cinderella story updated to include a dysfunctional Prince Charming who is unable to satisfy his Cinderella so she has to get her jollies by seducing and outsmarting a pair of evil princes (whom she meets bowling...a wonderful surreal touch that is so improbable it actually is quite amusing...think Big Lebowski here)...the only actor out of place is Jeanne Moreau who is simply wasted in a secondary role. I will admit that I am a rabid Huppert fan and would watch her in anything...there is simply no one else like her around and she rescues this film from complete inanity by the sheer weirdness of her beautiful being.


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