Shoot the Pianist

Tirez sur le pianiste, feature film, 1960

DIRECTED BY: François Truffaut

Shoot the Pianist

Charles Aznavour (Charlie Kohler/Edouard Saroyan),
Marie Dubois (Léna),
Nicole Berger (Thérese Saroyan),
Michele Mercier (Clarisse)

François Truffaut,
Marcel Moussy (prema romanu Davida Goodisa)

Raoul Coutard

The protagonist of this film is Charlie Kohler, a piano player, who hides from his own life playing in a bar. Once he was famous for his talent but everything changed after his wife’s suicide. His past will catch up with him when his brother shows up in the bar, on the run from two gangsters.

b/w, 80 min