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The Resource Taxi driver, Columbia Pictures presents a Bill/Phillips production of a Martin Scorsese film ; written by Paul Schrader ; produced by Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips ; directed by Martin Scorsese ; an Italo-Judeo Production

Taxi driver, Columbia Pictures presents a Bill/Phillips production of a Martin Scorsese film ; written by Paul Schrader ; produced by Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips ; directed by Martin Scorsese ; an Italo-Judeo Production

Label
Taxi driver
Title
Taxi driver
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents a Bill/Phillips production of a Martin Scorsese film ; written by Paul Schrader ; produced by Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips ; directed by Martin Scorsese ; an Italo-Judeo Production
Contributor
Actor
Author
Director
Musical director
Producer
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
  • Academy Awards, 1977: Best actor (DeNiro), best actress (Foster), best music, best picture.
  • Four Academy Award Nominations, including Best Picture.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Bernard Herrmann ; film editors, Tom Rolf, Melvin Shapiro ; art director, Charles Rosen ; set decorator, Herbert Mulligan ; special effects, Tony Parmelee; costume designer, Ruth Morley ; director of photography, Michael Chapman
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English (Dolby Digital 5.1 surround), or French (Dolby Digital 5.1 surround), with optional subtitles in English, or French, or Spanish; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel, Leonard Harris, Peter Boyle, Cybill Shepherd
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1935-
  • 1943-
  • 1944-2002
  • 1946-
  • 1947-
  • 1935-2006
  • 1950-
  • 1929-2011
  • 1911-1975
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scorsese, Martin
  • Chapman, Michael
  • Phillips, Michael
  • Phillips, Julia
  • Schrader, Paul
  • Kolker, Robert Phillip
  • De Niro, Robert
  • Foster, Jodie
  • Brooks, Albert
  • Keitel, Harvey
  • Boyle, Peter
  • Shepherd, Cybill
  • Harris, Leonard
  • Herrmann, Bernard
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Bill/Phillips (Firm)
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
114
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Taxicab drivers
  • Loneliness
  • Loneliness
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Violence in men
  • Vigilantes
  • Crime
  • Child prostitutes
  • Child prostitution
  • 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 ; written by Paul Schrader ; produced by Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips ; directed by Martin Scorsese ; an Italo-Judeo Production
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film ; Optional audio and/or subtitled commentary by Prof. Robert Kolker ; Optional audio and/or subtitled commentary by writer Paul Schrader ; Original screenplay -- Disc 2. Martin Scorsese on Taxi driver ; Producing Taxi driver ; God's lonely man ; Influence and appreciation: Martin Scorsese tribute ; Taxi driver stories ; Making Taxi driver ; Travis' New York ; Travis' New York locations ; Intro to storyboards by Martin Scorsese ; Storyboard to film comparison ; Galleries
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's edition, widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 114 minutes)
Isbn
9781424840618
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396174047
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
17404
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)144789136
  • (OCoLC)41552283
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen; aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Taxi driver, Columbia Pictures presents a Bill/Phillips production of a Martin Scorsese film ; written by Paul Schrader ; produced by Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips ; directed by Martin Scorsese ; an Italo-Judeo Production
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film ; Optional audio and/or subtitled commentary by Prof. Robert Kolker ; Optional audio and/or subtitled commentary by writer Paul Schrader ; Original screenplay -- Disc 2. Martin Scorsese on Taxi driver ; Producing Taxi driver ; God's lonely man ; Influence and appreciation: Martin Scorsese tribute ; Taxi driver stories ; Making Taxi driver ; Travis' New York ; Travis' New York locations ; Intro to storyboards by Martin Scorsese ; Storyboard to film comparison ; Galleries
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's edition, widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 114 minutes)
Isbn
9781424840618
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396174047
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
17404
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)144789136
  • (OCoLC)41552283
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen; aspect ratio 1.85:1
Video recording format
DVD

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