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Shoot the Piano Player ( aka Shoot the Pianist )

This early Truffaut gem pays homage to the Hollywood gangster thrillers, combining the style of American film noir with all the mood, twists, visual jokes and camera techniques that were pure French New Wave. Charles Aznavour the popular French singer, gives a compulsive performance in the central role. Based on the novel by David Gaddis.

Year: 1960
Genre: French Cinema, Based on..., Best of the 1960s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: France
Director: Francois Truffaut
Starring: Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger
Duration: 78 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains low level violence.
Subtitles: Yes
7.6/10
Location in store: Foreign (France)

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