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Taxi Driver

A disturbingly brutal depiction of a lonely, unstable New York City cab driver (Robert De Niro) who stalks a presidential candidate, then turns his violent obsessions towards the ruthless pimp of a 12-year-old prostitute (Jodie Foster) with whom he has struck up an unlikely friendship. Martin Scorsese directs Paul Schrader's script; Cybill Shepherd, Harvey Keitel, Peter Boyle co-star. Winner of Best Picture (Palme d'Or) at the 1976 Cannes Film Festival.

Year: 1976
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, Drama, Cult Films / After Dark, Cannes - Palme d'Or, Nick's Favourites, Contemporary Noir, Film Festivals 2011, Theo's Favourites
Country: USA
Director: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Albert Brooks, Cybill Shepherd, Harvey Keitel, Jodie Foster, Peter Boyle, Robert De Niro
Duration: 110 Minutes
Rating: R18 - Contains graphic violence.
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