Taxi driver [DVD 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.

Contributor(s): 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)
Material type: FilmFilmLanguage: English, French Summary language: English, French, Spanish Publisher: Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2007]Edition: Collector's edDescription: 2 videodiscs (ca. 114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 1424840619; 9781424840618Subject(s): 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 | Prostitutas -- Nueva York (Estados Unidos) -- Nueva York -- Teatro | Relaciones humanas -- Nueva York (Estados Unidos) -- Nueva York -- Teatro | Taxicab drivers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama | Loneliness -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama | Juvenile prostitutes -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama | Man-woman relationship -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama | Violence in men -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama | New York (N.Y.) -- DramaGenre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.) | DVDs for the hearing impaired. | Feature films.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1995.9.S87 | T395 2007
Contents:
Disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features.
Production Credits: Director of photography, Michael Chapman ; editors, Tom Rolf and Melvin Shapiro ; music, Bernard Herrmann.
Awards: Four Academy Award Nominations, including Best Picture.Cast: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel, Leonard Harris, Peter Boyle, Cybill Shepherd.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.
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DVD, region 1.

English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

Edition from container.

Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel, Leonard Harris, Peter Boyle, Cybill Shepherd.

Director of photography, Michael Chapman ; editors, Tom Rolf and Melvin Shapiro ; music, Bernard Herrmann.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1976.

Recorded in Dolby digital 5.1.

"1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen"--Container.

MPAA rating: R.

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.

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.

Disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features.

Four Academy Award Nominations, including Best Picture.

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