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Shoot the Piano Player

1960 Rated NR 1hr 24m

Charlie (Charles Aznavour), a once-famous pianist, is now stroking the keys in a Parisian saloon. When his brothers get in trouble with gangsters, Charlie inadvertently gets swept up in the chaos and is forced to rejoin the family he once fled. This highly stylized melodrama from director François Truffaut employs all of the hallmarks of French new wave cinema: extended voice-overs, out-of-sequence camera shots, sudden jump-cutting and more.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Bonus material
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital Mono