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Taxi driver (collector's edition) [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.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC TAX (Text) 33892100364240 Adult DVDs DVD None 05/03/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1424840619
  • ISBN: 9781424840618
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Collector's ed.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
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.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Michael Chapman ; editors, Tom Rolf and Melvin Shapiro ; music, Bernard Herrmann.
Participant or Performer Note:
Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel, Leonard Harris, Peter Boyle, Cybill Shepherd.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1.
Language Note:
English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Four Academy Award Nominations, including Best Picture.
Subject: Taxicab drivers > Drama > DVDs.
Feature films > DVDs.

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