"How is your driving record?" the owner of one New York City taxi business ask the Vietnam war vet, Travis Bickle. Travis responds with a smirk on his face, "Real clean like my conscience." This quote reveals the theme embedded in Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver (1976). The movie is a psychological study of Travis (Robert DeNiro), a man searching for his place in life. Following Travis' taxi down New York City's underbelly also reveals dozens of frustrated people searching for purpose in a country after a purposeless war.
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