It's April and that means the A to Z Blogging Challenge! This year my theme is film terms.
|Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver.|
A nihilistic film is dark and brooding with cynical and gloomy overtones. It deals with death, suffering, tragedy and existential despair. The protagonist often meets with death or tragedy in a film's conclusion.
One example is Taxi Driver (1976). Travis Bickle is a tragic figure, isolated and alone. Although he tries to lead a normal life, his rage against humanity explodes in violence and death.