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Rewatching Taxi Driver with Jodie Foster. She was 12 when she made this film, played a prostitute, had to be psychologically evaluated to check whether she would be capable of handling the subject matter, was formally not allowed to watch the film herself and got her first Oscar nomination. That's right, 12 and her first Oscar nomination.
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The seduction at the beginning of the film is so sleazy and the character of the woman so empty...
The film is told from Travis' perspective, mostly, and since he's quite the racist, a lot that is said in the film is as well. Those are the perils of having a morally unjust character as pov.

It is left to the viewer to decide that he is morally unjust, though. In the end the film even portrays him as a hero.


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