Shoot the Piano Player

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Shoot the Piano Player

based on novel or book organized crime pianist french noir

Shoot the Piano Player

Release Date: November 25, 1960

Year    :   1960
Slogan    :   «François Truffaut, Brilliant Director Who Gave You the Award Winning "The 400 Blows", Now Brings to the Screen a Fascinating New Work That Plays in Many Keys...All of Them Delightful!»
Genres    :   Drama, Thriller, Crime
Production Companies    :   Les Films de la Pléiade
Director    :   François Truffaut
Producers    :   Pierre Braunberger, Roger Fleytoux, Serge Komor, Luce Deuss
Writers    :   François Truffaut, François Truffaut, Marcel Moussy, David Goodis
RunTime    :   85 mins.

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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