Shoot The Piano Player

Shoot the Piano Player (French: Tirez sur le pianiste) is a 1960 French crime drama film directed by Fran├žois Truffaut and starring Charles Aznavour as the titular pianist. It is based on the novel Down There by David Goodis.

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Shoot The Piano Player - Reception
... Shoot the Piano Player was first shown at the London Film Festival on October 21, 1960 ... It later premiered in Paris on November 22 and in the U.K ...

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    The chess-board is the world; the pieces are the phenomena of the universe; the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us. We know that his play is always fair, just, and patient. But also we know, to our cost, that he never overlooks a mistake, or makes the smallest allowance for ignorance.
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