9783836541985

Steve Schapiro: Taxi Driver

  • ISBN 13:

    9783836541985

  • ISBN 10:

    383654198X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 04/15/2013
  • Publisher: Taschen America Llc

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Summary

Previously unseen photographs from Scorsese's masterpiece Taxi Driverhas long been regarded as a cinematic milestone, and Robert DeNiro's portrait of a trigger-happy psychopath with a mohawk is widely believed to be one of the greatest performances ever filmed. Timemagazine includes the film in its list of 100 Greatest Movies, saying: "The power of Scorsese's filmmaking grows ever more punishing with the passage of time." Steve Schapirowhose photographs were featured in TASCHEN's Godfather Family Albumwas the special photographer on the set of Taxi Driver, capturing the film's most intense and violent moments from behind the scenes. This bookmore than a film still book but a pure photo book on its ownfeatures hundreds of unseen images selected from Schapiro's archives, painting a chilling portrait of a deranged gunman in the angry climate of the post-Vietnam era. With a foreword by Martin Scorsese! First published in TASCHEN ' s limited edition now available in this unlimited popular edition.

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