Bar musician Charlie Kohler (Charles Aznavour) faces haunting memories from his hidden past when his brother (Albert Rémy), who is being chased by gangsters, seeks rescue at Charlie's place of employment. The plot thickens as Charlie reveals the tragic details of his previous life as a concert pianist to Lena (Marie Dubois), the waitress who loves him. François Truffaut's dark mystery, an important film in the French New Wave, co-stars Nicole Berger, Claude Mansard. 92 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; interviews; theatrical trailer; more. In French with English subtitles. Two-disc set.
Part film noir, part comedy, part tragedy, Shoot the Piano Player relates the adventures of the mild-mannered piano player Charlie as he stumbles into the criminal underworld and a whirlwind love affair. Direction: Francois Truffaut Actors: Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Michele Mercier, Special Features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer, Widescreen, Language: French, Year 1960 Runtime 90 minutes.