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What's it called? Taxi driver [videorecording] / 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.
Who published it? Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition info! Collector's ed.
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 DOWNTOWN Feature Film DVDs  Taxi driver  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 2 videodiscs (ca. 114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Helpful notes! 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.
What's in it? Disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features.
Credits Director of photography, Michael Chapman ; editors, Tom Rolf and Melvin Shapiro ; music, Bernard Herrmann.
Performers! Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel, Leonard Harris, Peter Boyle, Cybill Shepherd.
What's it about? 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.
Who'd like this? MPAA rating: R.
Special stuff to know! DVD, region 1.
Helpful notes! Closed-captioned.
English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Awards! Four Academy Award Nominations, including Best Picture.
Helpful subjects! Taxicab drivers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Loneliness -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Child prostitutes -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Violence in men -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
New York (N.Y.) -- Drama.
It's a special thing! Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
More people who helped! Phillips, Michael, 1943-
Phillips, Julia, 1944-2002.
Schrader, Paul, 1946-
Scorsese, Martin.
De Niro, Robert.
Foster, Jodie.
Brooks, Albert, 1947-
Keitel, Harvey.
Boyle, Peter, 1935-2006.
Shepherd, Cybill, 1950-
Chapman, Michael, 1935-
Herrmann, Bernard, 1911-1975.
Kolker, Robert Phillip.
Stone, Oliver.
Corman, Roger, 1926-
Columbia Pictures.
Bill/Phillips (Firm)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Special numbers! 1424840619
Special numbers! 17404 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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