Film and Urbanism Film Review by ResearchRiter

Film and Urbanism
An analysis of urbanism in Martin Scorcese's film "Taxi Driver".
# 124692 | 1,000 words | 9 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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The paper discusses the film "Taxi Driver" in terms of its relation to urbanism and the theories of Louis Wirth.

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"Expanding populations coupled with economic development led to the creation of the modern city characterized by Andrew J. Swensen as a place of the disequilibrium and discontents, so well defined by the likes of Georg Simmel, Emile Durkheim, Walter Benjamin and Sigmund Freud. The city is a labyrinth characterized by frenzy which Swensen sees as magnifying temptations and vice, with the overcrowding and other effects of industrialization, creating a social norm that is cynically indifferent, along with an urban mentality that..."

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