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Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver (United States)

Directed by:
Martin Scorsese
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2012
Synopsis:

"All the animals come out at night" - and one of them is a cabby about to snap: insomniac ex-Marine Travis Bickle works the nightshift, driving his cab throughout New York City, wishing for a "real rain" to wash the "scum" off the neon-lit streets. Chronically alone, Travis cannot connect with anyone. Several encounters will make him take the decision to condition and arm himself for his imagined destiny, a violent mission. Palme d'Or winner at Cannes 1976.

Festivals:
Cannes 1976

Awards:
Palme d'Or - Cannes 1976, Most Promising Newcomer (Jodie Foster), Best Supporting Actress (Jodie Foster) - BAFTA 1977

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