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Shoot the Pianoplayer (Tirez sur le pianiste) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Jean-Jacques Aslanian

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Charlie is a pianist in a small bar, but his real name is Edouard Saroyan. He was once a famous musician, but he seemed to disappear after his wife's suicide. When Edouard's brother, Chico, a gangster, hides in the bar, Edouard must deal both with his past and the threat of violence that his brother's presence brings.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminals (shown sympathetically) on the run Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   musician

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   singer/musician Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   Paris

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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