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The Piano Player (2002)

Alex Laney, a professional killer, is hired to be the bodyguard of Robert Nile in the City of Cape, in South Africa. Robert Nile is the witness of prosecution of Christ, a powerful gangster... See full summary »

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Jean-Pierre Roux

Writer:

Brad Mirman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Lambert ... Alex Laney
Dennis Hopper ... Robert Nile
Diane Kruger ... Erika Nile
Simon Mabija Simon Mabija ... Christo Nichol (as Simon Majiba)
James Faulkner ... Nicholas Farrel
Jeane Manson Jeane Manson ... Helena Taylor
Mode Theu Mode Theu ... Sipho
Dominic Tyawa Dominic Tyawa ... Gatsha Mlambo (as Mawonga Dominic Tyawa)
Gérard Rudolf ... Capt. Ryan Tyler
Morgan Howell Morgan Howell ... Young Robert - age 8
Graeme Du Plessis Graeme Du Plessis ... Robert Nile - age 20
Kai Coetzee Kai Coetzee ... Young Alex
Dorette Potgieter Dorette Potgieter ... Alex's Mother
Peter Krummeck Peter Krummeck ... Alex's Father
Louw Venter Louw Venter ... Marco
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Storyline

Alex Laney, a professional killer, is hired to be the bodyguard of Robert Nile in the City of Cape, in South Africa. Robert Nile is the witness of prosecution of Christ, a powerful gangster and practitioner of voodoo. Alex Laney has a personal drama: when he was a child, he saw his father and mother be killed by a gunman. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A deadly hit to erase the past. See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Bauer Martinez | Film Afrika

Country:

UK | Germany | Spain

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 June 2004 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Target See more »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Diane Kruger's first role. She has stated in interviews that appearing alongside Dennis Hopper taught her how to act. See more »

Goofs

When Robert Nile drives away in the desert, a man dressed in a white T-shirt is visible in the upper right corner of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Farrell: This is Africa... African rules!
[Alex draws his gun]
Farrell: Oh shit!
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Connections

Featured in Dennis Hopper: Uneasy Rider (2016) See more »

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AN ALL RIGHT MOVIE
24 November 2002 | by vegetol.mp@post.czSee all my reviews

I'm a big fan of Lambert and in my book he can do no wrong.The Piano Player is a entertaining movie with good directing,solid screenplay and great actors and music.Not better then Resurrection,but much better then The Point Men and Vercingétorix.Very good for a movie with 10 million budget.7/10.


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