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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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
  • Closed captioned
  • English and French language tracks ; subtitles in English, French, and Spanish
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
T395 2007
PerformerNote
Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel, Leonard Harris, Peter Boyle, Cybill Shepherd
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1935-2006
  • 1950-
  • 1943-
  • 1944-2002
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • De Niro, Robert
  • Foster, Jodie
  • Brooks, Albert
  • Keitel, Harvey
  • Boyle, Peter
  • Shepherd, Cybill
  • Scorsese, Martin
  • Phillips, Michael
  • Phillips, Julia
  • Schrader, Paul
  • 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
  • Edition from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1976
  • 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
ocn144789136
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
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1056155
  • (OCoLC)144789136
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
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
  • Edition from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1976
  • 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
ocn144789136
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
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1056155
  • (OCoLC)144789136
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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