9781938461354

Yellow Cab A French Filmmaker's American Dream

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  • ISBN13:

    9781938461354

  • ISBN10:

    1938461355

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-04-06
  • Publisher: Pointed Leaf Press

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Summary

• This book is the journal of French filmmaker Benoit Cohen's pursuit of his "American dream" by becoming a New York taxi driver

French filmmaker Benoit Cohen decided, while doing research for the screenplay of his new movie, to become a taxi driver. After passing his license, he spent several months roaming the five Boroughs behind the wheel of a yellow cab that he rented every morning from a garage in Queens. This book is the journal of his extraordinary adventure - the story of the pursuit of his "American dream." The book also includes Cohen's "on-/off-duty" activities of eating at New York's most famous restaurants and eateries. A directory of those are included in the back.

Author Biography

Born in 1969, Benoit Cohen is a French producer, filmmaker and screenwriter. He directed 6 feature films as well as many documentaries and TV series in France. His last movie, You'll Be A Man, was a great success in US Film Festivals (39 awards) and is now on Netflix. He moved in Brooklyn with his family in 2014.

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