Overview

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.

  1. François Truffaut

    Director, Screenplay

  2. David Goodis

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Charles Aznavour

    Charles Aznavour

    Charlie Kohler/Edouard Saroyan

  2. Marie Dubois

    Marie Dubois

    Léna

  3. Nicole Berger

    Nicole Berger

    Thérèse Saroyan

  4. Michèle Mercier

    Michèle Mercier

    Clarisse

  5. Serge Davri

    Serge Davri

    Plyne

Full Cast & Crew

Shoot the Piano Player
Shoot the Piano Player

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Facts

Original Title Tirez sur le pianiste

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 21, 1960
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 25m

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