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Shoot the Piano Player

Tirez sur le pianiste

Directed by François Truffaut
France, 1960
Drama, Thriller, Romance


A razor-sharp homage to the American gangster film that is pure nouvelle vague. Charlie Kohler is a pianist for a bar where the waitress Lena is in love with him. When his troublesome brother bursts into his life looking for help, Charlie stumbles deep into the criminal underworld.

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Shoot the Piano Player Directed by François Truffaut

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