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Shoot the piano player, Tirez sur le pianiste, directed by François Truffant ; produced by Pierre Braunberger ; adapted by François Truffaut and Marcel Moussy

Label
Shoot the piano player, Tirez sur le pianiste, directed by François Truffant ; produced by Pierre Braunberger ; adapted by François Truffaut and Marcel Moussy
Language
fre
Characteristic
videorecording
Main title
Shoot the piano player
Medium
videorecording
Responsibility statement
directed by François Truffant ; produced by Pierre Braunberger ; adapted by François Truffaut and Marcel Moussy
Runtime
81
Series statement
Criterion collection, 315
Sub title
Tirez sur le pianiste
Summary
Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. Lena, a waitress at the bar, is in love with him. One of Charlie's brother, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is being chased by two gangsters, Momo and Ernest. But Charlie's real name is Edouard Saroyan,who was once a virtuose who gave up playing after his wife's suicide. Charlie now has to deal wih Chico, Ernest, Momo, Fido (his youngest brother who lives with him), and Lena. Charlie ends up stumbling into the criminal underworld and a whirlwind love affair
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
resource.variantTitle
Shoot the piano player
Classification