23 October, 17:30 · Cinema City – room 6
Travis (Robert De Niro) is a Vietnam war veteran suffering from insomnia, who takes up a job as a taxi driver on night shifts. When cruising in the evenings around NYC, he deals will all kinds of most suspicious and dangerous individuals, which leads him to realise the amount of violence and cruelty he is surrounded with. He soon starts dating Betsy (Cybill Shepherd), who is an office worker during a political campaign, but the woman rejects him, when Travis takes her to a porn cinema. Later on, Travis meets a 12-year-old hooker (Jodie Foster), and decides that he will help her get home...
|Editing:||Tom Rolf, Melvin Shapiro|
|Cast:||Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel, Leonard Harris, Cybill Shepherd, Peter Boyle|
|Awards:||Oscar / Academy Awards – nominacja: Najlepszy Film, Najlepszy Aktor Pierwszoplanowy, Najlepsza Aktorka Drugoplanowa, Najlepsza Muzyka Oryginalna / nominations: Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Best Music, Original Score (1977); MFF w Cannes / Cannes FF – Najlepszy Film / Best Film (1976); BAFTA / BAFTA Awards – Najlepsza Aktorka Drugoplanowa, Najlepsza Muzyka Filmowa / Best Supporting Actress, Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music (1977)|