About the book
A new title in the fascinating series from world-renowned cinema magazine Cahiers du cinéma, which focuses on ten key performances from a single actor. Best known for gangster films, Robert De Niro (b.1943) has led a rich and varied career that encompasses crime movies, musicals, comedies, period pieces and action flicks. His breakout role in Martin Scorsese’s Mean Streets (1973) sparked a decades-long collaboration with the director that included Taxi Driver in 1976 and The King of Comedy in 1983. Oscar winner for Best Actor in Raging Bull (1980), he was awarded the prestigious role of jury president at Cannes in 2011.