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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 ... 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 ... 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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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 »

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Stand Up And Shout It Out
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(end title)
Written by Richard Hartley
Performed by Greg Snow
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Is there any point to all this?!
16 November 2010 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

The review on IMDb by David Melville sums up very well some of the problems with this film. So much of the plot just doesn't make sense nor does the casting of Isabelle Huppert in such a demanding role. Melville was right--a vixen like Bardot in her prime could have made it work but Huppert was not up to it. She wasn't believable as a woman this alluring and selfish. But there is so much more wrong with this movie Melville didn't get to--poorly written and often grossly under-developed characters--and in the process wasting talent like Jeanne Moreau, Alexis Smith and her husband Craig Stevens. On top of all that, the story was unappealing, disjoint and almost impossible to follow at times--partly because of the odd way the film bounces around from the present to the past and partly because the film is so dull it's hard to keep up with it.

Despite me hating the film, I have enjoyed some of Isabelle Huppert's movies and French movies are my favorite international films. It's just with so many wonderful French films, I don't advise you to waste your time on this one--it's so much easier to find a film worthy of your time.


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