Shoot The Piano Player

  • 1960
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime

A marvelously funny movie about sadness. For his follow-up to THE 400 BLOWS (1959), Francois Truffaut chose not to deliver another episode of his autobiography, nor to study childhood, but to pay homage to Hollywood gangster films. Deciding to adapt David Goodis's pulp novel Down There, Truffaut chose Charles Aznavour, one of France's most popular singers...read more

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(Movie Clip) Think Of Art Tatum
Still on the first evening, having just been told by the bar owner that she fancies him, waitress Lena (Marie DuBois) asks pianist Charlie (Charles Az (more…)
(Movie Clip) I'd Rather Walk
Waking up in his flat with Clarisse (Michele Mercier), musician Charlie (Charles Aznavour) sends little brother Fido (Richard Kanayan) to school, then (more…)
(Movie Clip) Like Drilling For Oil
We're still just learning the relationship between hero Charlie (Charles Aznavour) at the keyboard and Chico (Albert Remy) who fled into the bar after (more…)
(Movie Clip) I Bumped Into A Pole
Obscurity and misdirection from the start of Francois Truffaut's second feature, as we discover Chico (Albert Remy), running from thugs then chatting (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A marvelously funny movie about sadness. For his follow-up to THE 400 BLOWS (1959), Francois Truffaut chose not to deliver another episode of his autobiography, nor to study childhood, but to pay homage to Hollywood gangster films. Deciding to adapt David… (more)

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