Shoot the Piano Player (1960) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. The waitress Lena is in love with him. One of Charlie's brother, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is chased by two gangsters, Momo and Ernest. We will discover that Charlie's real name is Edouard Saroyan, once a virtuose who gives up after his wife's suicide. Charlie now has to deal wih Chico, Ernest, Momo, Fido (his youngest brother who lives with him), and Lena...

  • While playing piano in a bar, the pianist Charlie Kohler is approached by his crook brother Chico Saroyan, who has been chased by two gangsters. Charlie helps him to escape, but he upsets the two criminals, and they watch Charlie and the waitress Lena, who is in love with him. The shy Charlie tells his past to Lena, when he was the former famous pianist Edouard Saroyan, and he quit his successful career after the suicide of his wife, waitress Thérèse Saroyan. When his brother Fido Saroyan, who was raised by Charlie, is kidnapped by the gangsters, Charlie has to take an attitude with tragic consequences.


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