Las truchas

Las Truchas ("Trouts") is a 1978 Spanish film directed by José Luis García Sánchez. It satirizes middle class society under the rule of Franco via a story about the annual dinner of a fishing club whose members eat rotten trout while refusing to accept that there is a problem with it.[1] The film was entered into the 28th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the Golden Bear.[2]

Las truchas
Directed byJosé Luis García Sánchez
Written byJosé Luis García Sánchez
Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón
StarringHéctor Alterio
Verónica Forqué
CinematographyMagín Torruella
Release date
  • 1978 (1978) (BIFF)
  • February 1979 (1979-02) (West Germany)
Running time
99 minutes



  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-05-09. Retrieved 2007-04-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Berlinale 1978: Prize Winners". Retrieved 2010-08-07. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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