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Event Series: Roxie Theater: Taxi Driver
Roxie Theater: Taxi Driver
August 5, 2022 @ 6:50 pm - 8:50 pm
Suffering from insomnia, disturbed loner Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) takes a job as a New York City cabbie, haunting the streets nightly, growing increasingly detached from reality as he dreams of cleaning up the filthy city. When Travis meets pretty campaign worker Betsy (Cybill Shepherd), he becomes obsessed with the idea of saving the world, first plotting to assassinate a presidential candidate, then directing his attention toward rescuing a 12-year-old prostitute Iris (Jodie Foster).
Directed by Martin Scorsese. Written by Paul Schrader. Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd. The United States. Language: English, Spanish. 1976. DCP. 114 minutes.