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The Resource Shoot the piano player, Janus Films ; Les Films de la Pléiade ; producer, Pierre Braunberger ; director, François Truffaut, (videorecording)

Shoot the piano player, Janus Films ; Les Films de la Pléiade ; producer, Pierre Braunberger ; director, François Truffaut, (videorecording)

Label
Shoot the piano player
Title
Shoot the piano player
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Les Films de la Pléiade ; producer, Pierre Braunberger ; director, François Truffaut
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. Lena, a waitress at the bar, is in love with him. One of Charlie's brother, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is being chased by two gangsters, Momo and Ernest. But Charlie's real name is Edouard Saroyan, who was once a virtuose who gave up playing after his wife's suicide. Charlie now has to deal wih Chico, Ernest, Momo, Fido (his youngest brother who lives with him), and Lena. Charlie ends up stumbling into the criminal underworld and a whirlwind love affair
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Tirez sur le pianiste.
Credits note
Cinematography, Raoul Coutard ; music, Georges Delerue, edited by Claudine Bouché and Cécile Decugis
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
French dialogue, with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T574x 2005
PerformerNote
Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michèle Mercier
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-2014
  • 1934-1967
  • 1925-
  • 1917-1967
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Truffaut, François
  • Aznavour, Charles
  • Dubois, Marie
  • Berger, Nicole
  • Coutard, Raoul
  • Delerue, Georges
  • Goodis, David
  • Showtime Entertainment
  • MK2 Productions
  • Films de la Pléiade (Firm)
  • Janus Films
Runtime
81
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
315
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pianists
  • Criminal behavior
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Shoot the piano player, Janus Films ; Les Films de la Pléiade ; producer, Pierre Braunberger ; director, François Truffaut, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel "Down there" by David Goodis
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1960
  • Special features include: audio commentary by film scholars Annette Insdorf and Peter Brunette ; video interviews with actors Charles Aznavour and Marie Dubois ; video interview with Raoul Coutard, conducted in 2003 ; interview with François Truffaut collaborator Suzanne Schiffman, from 1986 ; excerpts from a 1965 episode of the French television program "Cinéastes de notre temps" dedicated to Truffaut ; an excerpt from the French television program "Étoiles et toiles" in which Truffaut discusses his adaptation of the David Goodis novel ; "The music of Georges Delerue": an illustrated essay ; Dubois' screen test ; theatrical trailer ; an essay by film critic Kent Jones
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn488793834
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed. double-disc set
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 92 min.)
Isbn
9780780030633
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429212721
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
SHO140
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)488793834
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Shoot the piano player, Janus Films ; Les Films de la Pléiade ; producer, Pierre Braunberger ; director, François Truffaut, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel "Down there" by David Goodis
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1960
  • Special features include: audio commentary by film scholars Annette Insdorf and Peter Brunette ; video interviews with actors Charles Aznavour and Marie Dubois ; video interview with Raoul Coutard, conducted in 2003 ; interview with François Truffaut collaborator Suzanne Schiffman, from 1986 ; excerpts from a 1965 episode of the French television program "Cinéastes de notre temps" dedicated to Truffaut ; an excerpt from the French television program "Étoiles et toiles" in which Truffaut discusses his adaptation of the David Goodis novel ; "The music of Georges Delerue": an illustrated essay ; Dubois' screen test ; theatrical trailer ; an essay by film critic Kent Jones
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn488793834
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed. double-disc set
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 92 min.)
Isbn
9780780030633
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429212721
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
SHO140
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)488793834
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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