Screen/Society--AMI Showcase--Film Noir Series--"Taxi Driver" [35mm]
(Martin Scorsese, 1976, 113 min, USA, in English, Color, 35mm)
-- Introduced by Prof. Michael Morton (German Department)!
Taxi Driver is director Martin Scorsese's gritty, modern masterpiece, examining alienation in urban society. The film combines elements of film noir, the western, horror and urban melodrama film genres to explore the madness of an inarticulate, lonely cab driver just returned from combat in the Vietnam War (Robert De Niro).
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Sponsors: The Program in the Arts of the Moving Image (AMI).