Shoot the Piano Player

Categories: Drama, Thriller, Crime
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.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1960-10-21
Run time: 85 minute / 1:25
Director: François Truffaut
Writers: David Goodis, François Truffaut.
Production Company : Les Films de la Pléiade
Production Country: France



Charles Aznavour
as Charlie Kohler/Edouard Saroyan
Marie Dubois
as Léna
Nicole Berger
as Thérèse Saroyan
Michèle Mercier
as Clarisse
Serge Davri
as Plyne
Claude Mansard
as Momo
Richard Kanayan
as Fido Saroyan
Albert Rémy
as Chico Saroyan
Jean-Jacques Aslanian
as Richard Saroyan
Daniel Boulanger
as Ernest
Claude Heymann
as Lars Schmeel
Alex Joffé
as Passerby
Boby Lapointe
as Le chanteur
Catherine Lutz
as Mammy
David Goodis Screenplay

François Truffaut Director

François Truffaut Screenplay

Pierre Braunberger Producer

Georges Delerue Original Music Composer

Raoul Coutard Director of Photography

Claudine Bouché Editor
Cécile Decugis Editor

Jacques Gallois Sound Designer

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