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Well, I think in my own work the subject matter usually deals with characters I know, aspects of myself, friends of mine - that sort of thing. And we try to work it out. By 'work it out' I mean almost like 'work it through your system'. Particularly, I think, on films like Mean Streets
(1973), or Taxi Driver
(1976) from 'Paul Schrader''s script. And Raging Bull
(1980), especially. At the end of ...
Often uses long tracking shots (His most famous is from Goodfellas
(1990), following Henry Hill and his future wife Karen through the basement of the Copacabana night-club and ending up at a newly prepared table). A notoriously difficult shot to perfect, he has been dubbed by some as the "King of the Tracking Shot".