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The Making Of Taxi Driver

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In Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro), the Vietnam vet turned New York taxi driver, Scorsese created a character who summed up perfectly the seething discontents of an American still traumatised by Vietnam and Watergate. In the context of director Martin Scorsese's many influences that led to Taxi Driver, from Dostoevsky novels to John Ford westerns and film noir thrillers, an ...more
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published July 5th 2006 by Unanimous, Ltd (first published March 9th 2006)
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Paul Senior
Feb 14, 2016 Paul Senior rated it liked it
The filming of Taxi Driver took place in a sweltering summer during a garbage strike, when the director was in the throes of a massive cocaine addiction. You'd think a book about the making of would be more interesting.

It's more like a collection of essays, mostly worth your time.
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