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Taxi driver

Author: Paul SchraderMichael PhillipsJulia PhillipsMartin ScorseseMichael ChapmanAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen collector's edView all editions and formats
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A mentally unstable Viet Nam war veteran who works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City is driven to obsession when he attempts to save a 12-year old prostitute, embarking on a violent shooting rampage against a world of filth and corruption.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Schrader; Michael Phillips; Julia Phillips; Martin Scorsese; Michael Chapman; Tom Rolf; Melvin Shapiro; Marcia Lucas; Bernard Herrmann; Robert De Niro; Jodie Foster; Albert Brooks; Harvey Keitel; Leonard Harris; Peter Boyle; Cybill Shepherd; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0767830555 9780767830553 0767830520 9780767830522
OCLC Number: 41552283
Language Note: In English (closed-captioned) with subtitles in Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean or Thai.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1976.
Special features: scene selection; theatrical trailers for Taxi driver, The age of innocence, The fan, and Awakenings; making of documentary; photo montage/portrait gallery; storyboard sequence; original screenplay; advertising materials; filmographies.
"This disc contains a special feature which allows the viewer to navigate from the movie to the corresponding chapter point in the screenplay back to the corresponding chapter point in the movie"--Opening screen.
Credits: Director of photography, Michael Chapman ; editors, Tom Rolf, Melvin Shapiro ; editing supervisor, Marcia Lucas ; music, Bernard Herrmann.
Cast: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel, Leonard Harris, Peter Boyle, Cybill Shepherd.
Awards: Cannes Film Festival: Golden Palm; AFI: 100 best films.
Academy Awards, 1977: Best actor (DeNiro), best actress (Foster), best music, best picture.
Target Audience: Rated R.
Description: 1 videodisc (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD (with chapter stops); widescreen (letterbox format); Dolby surround.
Contents: Special features: DVD: Making of documentary --
Portrait gallery --
Storyboard sequence --
Original screenplay --
Advertising materials --
Filmographics --
Liner notes --
Scene selections --
Languages: English (2 channel) --
Subtitles: English, Spanish, Portugese, Chinese, Korean, Thai --
Theatrical trailers --
Anamorphic widescreen format --
Digitally remastered audio & video.
Other Titles: Taxi driver (Motion picture : 1976)
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures presents ; a Bill/Phillips production of a Martin Scorsese film ; directed by Martin Scorsese ; written by Paul Schrader ; produced by Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips.
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A mentally unstable Viet Nam war veteran who works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City is driven to obsession when he attempts to save a 12-year old prostitute, embarking on a violent shooting rampage against a world of filth and corruption.

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