Posted Thu Sep 15, 2016 at 10:00 AM PDT by Tom Landy
Martin Scorsese's classic film will be returning to theaters and receiving a 40th Anniversary Blu-ray later this year.
In an early announcement to retailers, Sony is preparing 'Taxi Driver: 40th Anniversary Edition' for Blu-ray on November 8.
Winner of the prestigious Golden Palm at the Cannes Film Festival (1976) and nominated for 4 Academy Awards including Best Picture (1976), TAXI DRIVER stars Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese's classic film of a psychotic New York cabbie driven to violence by loneliness and desperation. Co-starring Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel, Peter Boyle and Cybill Shepherd.
'Taxi Driver' will also also return to U.S. cinemas for limited screenings on October 16th and 19th. Presented by Fathom Events, these special screenings will include never-before-released 10 minutes of Q&A with the film's cast and crew, recorded at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. In this discussion, exclusive to the Fathom Events screenings, director Scorsese, screenwriter Paul Schrader, producer Michael Phillips, and stars De Niro, Foster, Keitel and Shepherd recall the making and influence of the groundbreaking 1976 film. Tickets for the Fathom Events presentation of Taxi Driver are available beginning September 16 at www.FathomEvents.com and participating theater box offices.
The 2-Disc Blu-ray set will feature a 4K restoration supervised by Director Martin Scorsese and Cinematographer Michael Chapman and an ALL-NEW 40-Minute TAXI DRIVER Q&A - Featuring Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster and many more. Recorded live at the Beacon Theatre in New York City at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, plus numerous features found on the previous Blu-ray release.
You can find the latest specs for 'Taxi Driver: 40th Anniversary Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under November 8.
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