Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Pierre Braunberger; François Truffaut; Marcel Moussy; Charles Aznavour; Marie Dubois; Nicole Berger; Michèle Mercier; Georges Delerue; David Goodis; MK2 Productions.; Films de la Pléiade (Firm); Showtime Entertainment.
|语言注释：||French dialogue, with optional English subtitles.|
|注意：||Based on the novel "Down there" by David Goodis.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1960.
Program notes (28 p.) with essays "You'll laugh, you'll cry" by Kent Jones, "Interview with François Truffaut: Shoot the piano player" by Hèléne Larouch Davis, and "Truffaut on his actor" inserted in container.
Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director of photography Raoul Coutard; audio commentary by film scholars Annette Insdorf and Peter Brunette; exclusive new video interviews with actors Charles Aznavour and Marie Dubois; video interview with Coutard, conducted in 2003; rare 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.
|制作人员：||Cinematography, Raoul Coutard ; editing, Claudine BoucheÌ, CeÌcile Decugis ; music, Georges Delerue.|
|演员名单:||Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Nicole Berger, Michèle Mercier.|
|描述：||2 videodiscs (ca. 92 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|详述：||DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.|
|内容：||Disc1. The film --
Disc2. The supplements.
|丛书名：||Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 315.|
|其他题名：||Shoot the piano player|
|责任：||Janus Films ; MK2 diffusion ; Pierre Braunberger présente ; adaptation de F. Truffaut et Marcel Moussy ; dialogue et mise en scène de François Truffaut ; Les Films de la Pléiade.|
Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. Lena, a waitress at the bar, is in love with him. One of Charlie's brothers, 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 virtuoso 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.