Tirez sur le pianiste | Shoot the piano player

Directed by François Truffaut On the 20th of January

France - 1960 - Black and White - 78' - In French with English subtitles
With Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michèle Mercier, Jean-Jacques Aslanian, Daniel Boulanger

Synopsis

Edouard Saroyan, a great pianist, decides to abandon his successful career after his wife killed herself. He changes his name into Charlie and turns into a secretive piano player at some Parisian bar. There, waitress Léna falls in love with him. But when his brother encounters problems with crooks, Charlie’s life is dragged into chaos.

Filmography

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1959 :Les Quatre cent coups

1960 :Tirez sur le pianiste

1962 :
Jules et Jim
1966 :
Fahrenheit 451
1968 :
Baisers volés
1973 :
La Nuit américaine
1976 :
L’Argent de poche
1977 :
L’Homme qui aimait les femmes
1979 :
L’Amour en fuite
1984 :
Vivement Dimanche

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