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Taxi

Taxi

A Feature film by Gérard Pirès

Produced by EuropaCorp, ARP Sélection

Release in France : 08/04/1998

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Actors (26)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producers :

EuropaCorp, ARP Sélection

Film exports/foreign sales :

TF1 Studio (ex TF1 International)

Co-productions :

StudioCanal, TF1 Films Production

French distribution :

ARP Sélection

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Synopsis

Daniel used to deliver pizzas. Now he’s a taxi driver. He’s a demon at the wheel and drives a very powerful car. He is forced into making a deal with the police when he has a run-in with Emilien, a cop who’s just failed his driving test for the eighth time. If Daniel wants to hold on to his license, he has to help break up a gang of fast-driving German bank robbers who are plundering the city’s banks.

Subject

The whole adventure was intimidating. A big film and a dream role written by Luc Besson, who keeps rehearsing you until you’ve made the grade. We were worn out from constantly straining to give of our best. I remember very clearly one day in Marseille. I arrived on set, I was called pretty late, and when I arrived I saw St. Charles Boulevard blocked off as far as La Cannebière, thousands of people everywhere, cops, cameras, cars, and in the cars, guys like Schlesser, Jabouille, Ragniotti, Julienne’s team of stuntmen, and suddenly it came to me: I thought “What movie am I in?” It hit me like a hammer. There’s no doubt there were a bunch of heavy-duty guys on this picture, some serious pros. Besson, Pirès, the stunt drivers... If Fred and I have measured up to what those guys did, well then, I’d say we’ve made a good film. (Samy Nacéri)

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Full credits (19)

Executive Producers :

Luc Besson, Laurent Pétin, Michèle Halberstadt

Screenwriter :

Luc Besson

Sound Recordist :

Vincent Tulli

Production Manager :

Bernard Grenet

Editor :

Véronique Lange

Continuity supervisor :

Michèle Andreucci

Music Composers :

Iam, Akhenaton

Costume designer :

Chattoune

French Distributor :

Laurent Pétin

Location Manager :

Didier Hoarau

Assistant directors :

Sophie Davin, Stéphane Gluck, Sophie Lifshitz, Fabien Vergez

Director of Photography :

Jean-Pierre Sauvaire

Sound Assistant :

Emmanuel Ughetto

Press Attaché (film) :

Dominique Segall

Sound Editor :

Vincent Tulli

Production Designer :

Jean-Jacques Gernolle

Stunt performer :

Loic Saintilan

Artistic Director :

Franck Schwarz

Sound mixers :

Vincent Arnardi, Jacques Thomas-Gérard

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Action

Themes :

Friendship, Fraud

Production language :

French

Production country :

France

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

100% French (France)

Production year :

1998

French release :

08/04/1998

Runtime :

1 h 25 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

92.512

Visa issue date :

26/03/1998

Approval :

Yes

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

CinemaScope

Audio format :

Dolby Digital