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Author: Michael PhillipsJulia PhillipsPaul SchraderMartin ScorseseRobert De NiroAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 1976, 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen edition
Database:WorldCat
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A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Drama
Feature films
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Phillips; Julia Phillips; Paul Schrader; Martin Scorsese; Robert De Niro; Jodie Foster; Albert Brooks; Harvey Keitel; Peter Boyle; Cybill Shepherd; Michael Chapman; Bernard Herrmann; Robert Phillip Kolker; Oliver Stone; Roger Corman; Columbia Pictures.; Bill/Phillips (Firm); Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1424840619 9781424840618
OCLC Number: 966557142
Language Note: English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Collector's ed.
Edition from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1976.
Recorded in Dolby digital 5.1.
"1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen"--Container.
Special features: New commentary by writer Paul Schrader; new commentary by Professor Robert Kolker; Martin Scorsese on Taxi driver; producing Taxi driver; God's lonely man: writer Paul Schrader and Prof. Robert Kolker discuss the loneliness themes as seen in the film; influence and appreciation: Robert De Niro, Oliver Stone, Roger Corman and others pay tribute to Scorsese and the film; Taxi driver stories; making of documentary; Travis' New York; Travis' New York locations; storyboard to film comparisons with Martin Scorsese introduction; animated photo galleries; original screenplay.
"Special features are not rated and may not be subtitled or closed captioned"--Container.
Credits: Director of photography, Michael Chapman ; editors, Tom Rolf and Melvin Shapiro ; music, Bernard Herrmann.
Cast: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel, Leonard Harris, Peter Boyle, Cybill Shepherd.
Awards: Four Academy Award Nominations, including Best Picture.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.; Closed-captioned.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1.
Contents: Disc 1. Feature film --
disc 2. Special features.
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures presents a Bill/Phillips production of a Martin Scorsese film ; produced by Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips ; written by Paul Schrader ; directed by Martin Scorsese.

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A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.

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