About

Charlie is a former classical pianist who has changed his name and now plays jazz in a grimy Paris bar. When Charlie's brothers, Richard and Chico, surface and ask for Charlie's help while on the run from gangsters they have scammed, he aids their escape. Soon Charlie and Lena, a waitress at the same bar, face trouble when the gangsters arrive, looking for his brothers.

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Directed by

François Truffaut

Written by

François Truffaut (Screenplay)
David Goodis (Screenplay)

Runtime

85 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Tagline

When My love turns to hate, i'll wear a cap as I go

Cast

Keywords

organized crime french noir pianist

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