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1 videodisc (81 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jafar Panahi drives a yellow cab through the vibrant streets of Tehran, picking up a diverse group of passengers in a single day. Each man, woman, and child candidly expresses his or her own view of the world while being interviewed by the curious and gracious driver.
2) Goodbye Solo
1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
On the lonely roads of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, two men forge an improbable friendship that will change both of their lives forever. Solo is a Senegalese cab driver working to provide a better life for his young family. William is a tough Southern good ol' boy with a lifetime of regrets. Solo's American dream is just beginning, while William's is quickly winding down. Despite their differences, both men soon realize they need each other more...
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Un taxista rustico y pobre, siente tocar el cielo cuando es tentado por una periodista aristocrata, pero es burlado por ella y ahora clama venganza por cualquiera de su clase. La oportunidad se presenta con un grupo de jovenes que llegan a su rancho y por tratar de satisfacer venganza se ve envuelto en un problema que no esperaba.
2 videodiscs (ca. 125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
A quirky comedy about the relationship between an aging father and his young daughter, living in a cosmopolitan city, dealing with each other's conflicting ideologies while being fully aware that they are each other's only emotional support.
2 videodiscs (119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Vincent is a cool, calculating contract killer at the top of his game. Max is a cabbie with big dreams looking for his next fare. This fateful night, Max becomes Vincent's collateral, and will transport him on his next mission - one night, five stops, five hits and then a perfect getaway. Together, Vincent and Max find themselves in a non-stop race against time. With the LAPD and the FBI after them, they each become dependent on the other to survive....
6) The Duke
1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Set in 1961 when Kempton Bunton, a 60-year-old taxi driver, stole Goya's portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. It was the first (and remains the only) theft in the Gallery's history. Kempton sent ransom notes saying that he would return the painting on condition that the government agreed to provide television for free to the elderly. What happened next became the stuff of legend. Only 50 years later did the full...
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
John lives with his mother, Jean, in a social housing suburb and ekes out a meager existence as a taxi driver. After finding his mother unconscious from yet another night of binge drinking, John learns that without treatment, she will not have much longer to live. Desperate to save their broken family, he offers his services to a petty criminal in order to pay for Jean's costly rehab treatment, but this decision runs the risk of changing their lives...
8) Taxi driver
2 videodiscs (ca. 114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.
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