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Shoot the Piano Player (1960)
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81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Charlie is approached by his crook brother Chico, who is chased by two gangsters. Charlie helps him to escape, but he upsets the criminals, so when his brother Fido is kidnapped, Charlie has to take an attitude with tragic consequences.
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Writers
David Goodis (novel "Down There") | François Truffaut (adaptation) (as F. Truffaut) (dialogue) | Marcel Moussy (adaptation)
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Release date
Jul 23, 1962 (United States)

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16 cast members
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Charles Aznavour
Charlie Koller / Edouard Saroyan Charlie Koller / Edouard Saroyan   See fewer
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Nicole Berger
Thérèse Saroyan Thérèse Saroyan   See fewer
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Michèle Mercier
Clarisse Clarisse   See fewer
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Richard Kanayan
Fido Saroyan (as Le jeune Richard Kanayan) Fido Saroyan (as Le jeune Richard Kanayan)   See fewer
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Albert Rémy
Chico Saroyan Chico Saroyan   See fewer
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Jean-Jacques Aslanian
Richard Saroyan Richard Saroyan   See fewer
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Claude Heymann
Lars Schmeel Lars Schmeel   See fewer
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Alex Joffé
Passerby Passerby   See fewer
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Boby Lapointe
Le chanteur Le chanteur   See fewer
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Laure Paillette
La mère (uncredited) La mère (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alice Sapritch
Concierge (uncredited) Concierge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.5 / 10 | 18,501 votes