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Shoot the Piano Player


Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michèle Mercier View All


François Truffaut (Director) View All

Release: Oct. 21st, 1960
Runtime: 1 hour, 25 minutes
Charlie is a former classical pianist who has changed his name and now plays jazz in a grimy Paris bar. When Charlie's brothers, Richard and Chico, surface and ask for Charlie's help while on the run from gangsters they have scammed, he aids their escape. Soon Charlie and Lena, a waitress at the same bar, face trouble when the gangsters arrive, looking for his brothers.
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