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Taxi Driver R2 SE in August

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Taxi Driver (2-Disc Special Edition) on 13th August 2007 priced at £15.99. In Martin Scorsese’s 1976 classic Robert De Niro plays Travis Bickle, a traumatized Vietnam War veteran who takes a job as a night-time taxi driver in New York City. When he encounters a 12-year-old prostitute named Iris (Jodie Foster), controlled by a pimp named Sport (Harvey Keitel), Travis is determined to "rescue" Iris, and does so, in a bloodbath that is unsurpassed even in the films of Scorsese.

Boasting exclusive new packaging and packed with never-before-seen extras, including an introduction by Martin Scorsese, two feature length commentaries and brand new documentaries and featurettes, Taxi Driver Special Edition is a glowing new version of one of the most important films ever made.

Features include:

  • Digitally Remastered Picture and Sound
  • Introduction to the DVD with Martin Scorsese
  • Introduction to the DVD with Paul Schrader
  • Commentary: Writer (Paul Schrader)
  • Commentary: Professor Robert Kolker (Author of A Cinema of Loneliness)
  • ‘Loneliness and Inspiration’ Documentary
  • ‘Cabbie Confessional’ Documentary
  • ‘Producing a Cult Classic’ Featurette
  • ‘Appreciation and Influence’ Featurette
  • ‘Taxi Driver Locations: Then and Now’ Featurette
  • Animated Photo Gallery
  • Storyboard to Film Comparisons
  • Behind the Scenes Documentary
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Filmographies

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