Shoot the Pianist

Shoot the Pianist Trailers

Original title Tirez sur le pianiste
Category Drama, Thriller, Crime
UK Release Date
Production year 1960
Production Country
Directors François Truffaut
Cast Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michèle Mercier, Serge Davri, Claude Mansard, Richard Kanayan, Albert Rémy, Daniel Boulanger, Claude Heymann, Alex Joffé, Boby Lapointe, Catherine Lutz, Jean-Jacques Aslanian
Distributor

Synopsis

Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. The waitress Lena is in love with him. One of Charlie's brother, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is chased by two gangsters, Momo and Ernest. We will discover that Charlie's real name is Edouard Saroyan, once a virtuose who gives up after his wife's suicide. Charlie now has to deal wih Chico, Ernest, Momo, Fido (his youngest brother who lives with him), and Lena…