A special look at the 40th anniversary Q&A recorded live at the Beacon Theatre in New York City at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival featuring Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster and many more. Fathom Events and Sony Pictures Entertainment present a special two-day event, Taxi Driver 40th Anniversary, in select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, October 16 and Wednesday, October 19. A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process. Directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul Schrader, Taxi Driver was produced by Michael Phillips and Julia Phillips. Hail the nearest taxi and head to your local cinema. You don't want to miss the opportunity to see the classic film on the big screen!

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Cast & Crew

  • Jodie FosterActor

  • Robert De NiroActor

    Robert De Niro, thought of as one of the greatest actors of all time, was born in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is Irish, German, Dutch, English, and French. He was trained at the Stella Adler Conservatory and the American Workshop. He first gained fame for his role in Bang the Drum Slowly, but he gained his reputation as a volatile actor in Mean Streets, which was his first film with director Martin Scorsese. In 1974 De Niro received an Academy Award for best supporting actor for his role in The Godfather: Part II and received Academy Award nominations for best actor in Taxi Driver, The Deer Hunter, and Cape Fear. He won the best actor award in 1980 for Raging Bull. De Niro heads his own production company, Tribeca Film Center, and made his directorial debut in 1993 with A Bronx Tale.
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  • Harvey KeitelActor

    American actor and producer Harvey Keitel was born on May 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York City. An Oscar and Golden Globe Award nominee, he has appeared in films such as Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets and Taxi Driver, Ridley Scott's The Duellists and Thelma & Louise, Peter Yates' Mother, Jugs & Speed, Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction, Jane Campion's The Piano, Abel Ferrara's Bad Lieutenant, Robert Rodriguez's From Dusk Till Dawn, James Mangold's Cop Land, Paolo Sorrentino's Youth. He is regarded as one of the greatest method actors ever. Along with actors Al Pacino and Ellen Burstyn, he is the current co-president of the Actors Studio.Keitel studied under both Stella Adler and Lee Strasberg and at the HB Studio, eventually landing roles in some Off-Broadway productions. During this time, Keitel auditioned for filmmaker Martin Scorsese and gained a starring role as "J.R.", in Scorsese's first feature film, Who's That Knocking at My Door. Since then, Scorsese and Keitel have worked together on several projects. Keitel had the starring role in Scorsese's Mean Streets, which also proved to be Robert De Niro's breakthrough film. Keitel re-teamed with Scorsese for Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, in which he had a villainous supporting role, and appeared with Robert De Niro again in Scorsese's Taxi Driver, playing the role of Jodie Foster's pimp.
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  • Martin ScorseseDirector

  • Julia PhillipsProducer

  • Michael PhillipsProducer

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