Nominated for 2 Golden Globes.
Another 11 wins & 16 nominations.
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"Transcendental Style in Film: Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer (ISBN 0-306-80335-6).
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At the time I wrote it [Taxi Driver
(1976)], I was in a rather low and bad place. I had broken with Pauline [film critic Pauline Kael
], I had broken with my wife, I had broken with the woman I left my wife for, I had broken with the American Film Institute and I was in debt.
Based his screenplay for Taxi Driver
(1976) on his own experiences of living in Los Angeles, away from his familiar surroundings, feeling completely isolated and struggling with severe depression and contemplating suicide.
Usually writes and directs stories about men who fall into desperation as their world crumbles around them.