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The Resource Taxi driver, 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, (videorecording)

Taxi driver, 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, (videorecording)

Label
Taxi driver
Title
Taxi driver
Statement of 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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
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
Awards note
Four Academy Award Nominations, including Best Picture
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Michael Chapman ; editors, Tom Rolf and Melvin Shapiro ; music, Bernard Herrmann
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Closed-captioned. English or French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel, Leonard Harris, Peter Boyle, Cybill Shepherd
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1944-2002
  • 1946-
  • 1947-
  • 1935-2006
  • 1950-
  • 1935-
  • 1911-1975
  • 1926-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Phillips, Michael
  • Phillips, Julia
  • Schrader, Paul
  • Scorsese, Martin
  • De Niro, Robert
  • Foster, Jodie
  • Brooks, Albert
  • Keitel, Harvey
  • Boyle, Peter
  • Shepherd, Cybill
  • Chapman, Michael
  • Herrmann, Bernard
  • Kolker, Robert Phillip
  • Stone, Oliver
  • Corman, Roger
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Bill/Phillips (Firm)
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
114
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Taxicab drivers
  • Loneliness
  • Child prostitutes
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Violence in men
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Taxi driver, 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
144789136
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 114 min.)
Isbn
9781424840618
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396174047
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 17404
  • 17404 DIG
  • 10075065
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)144789136
System details
DVD, region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Taxi driver, 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
144789136
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 114 min.)
Isbn
9781424840618
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396174047
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 17404
  • 17404 DIG
  • 10075065
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)144789136
System details
DVD, region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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