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The Resource Traffic, USA Films presents in association with Initial Entertainment Group ; a Bedford Falls/Laura Bickford production ; produced by Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Laura Bickford ; screenplay by Stephen Gaghan ; directed by Steven Soderbergh, (videorecording)

Traffic, USA Films presents in association with Initial Entertainment Group ; a Bedford Falls/Laura Bickford production ; produced by Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Laura Bickford ; screenplay by Stephen Gaghan ; directed by Steven Soderbergh, (videorecording)

Label
Traffic
Title
Traffic
Statement of responsibility
USA Films presents in association with Initial Entertainment Group ; a Bedford Falls/Laura Bickford production ; produced by Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Laura Bickford ; screenplay by Stephen Gaghan ; directed by Steven Soderbergh
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Traffic examines the effect of drugs as politics, business, and lifestyle. It features the interweaving stories of a newly appointed drug czar and his family, a West Coast kingpin's wife, a key informant, and cops on both side of the U.S.-Mexican border. A conservative judge is appointed by the President to spearhead America's escalating war against drugs, only to discover that his teenage daughter is a crack cocaine addict
Member of
Cataloging source
IUO
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photographed by Peter Andrews ; edited by Stephen Mirrione ; music by Cliff Martinez ; consultant, Tim Golden
Date time place
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2000
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: Rated R; for pervasive drug content, strong language, violence and some sexuality
Language note
In English and Spanish with English subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997.A1
LC item number
C75 1998 v.151
PerformerNote
Steven Bauer (Carlos Ayala), Benjamin Bratt (Juan Obregón), James Brolin (General Ralph Landry), Don Cheadle (Montel Gordon), Erika Christensen (Caroline Wakefield), Clifton Collins, Jr. (Francisco Flores), Benicio Del Toro (Javier Rodriguez), Michael Douglas (Robert Wakefield), Miguel Ferrer (Eduardo Ruiz), Albert Finney (Chief of Staff), Topher Grace (Seth Abrahms), Luis Guzman (Ray Castro), Amy Irving (Barbara Wakefield), Tomas Milian (General Arturo Salazar), D. W. Moffett (Jeff Sheridan), Dennis Quaid (Arnie Metzger), Peter Riegert (Michael Adler), Jacob Vargas (Manolo Sanchez), Catherine Zeta-Jones (Helena Ayala)
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  • Soderbergh, Steven
  • Gaghan, Stephen
  • Zwick, Edward
  • Herskovitz, Marshall
  • Bickford, Laura
  • Bauer, Steven
  • Bratt, Benjamin
  • Brolin, James
  • Cheadle, Don
  • Christensen, Erika
  • Collins, Clifton
  • Douglas, Michael
  • Ferrer, Miguel
  • Finney, Albert
  • Grace, Topher
  • Guzmán, Luis
  • Irving, Amy
  • Milian, Tomas
  • Moffett, D. W.
  • Quaid, Dennis
  • Riegert, Peter
  • Toro, Benicio del
  • Vargas, Jacob
  • Zeta-Jones, Catherine
  • Moore, Simon
  • USA Films (Firm)
  • Bedford Falls Company
  • Initial Entertainment Group
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
147
Series statement
The Criterion Collection;
Series volume
151
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  • Drug traffic
  • Drug traffic
  • Drug traffic
  • Drug traffic
  • Criminal behavior
  • Criminal behavior
  • Criminal behavior
  • San Diego (Calif.)
  • Tijuana (Baja California, Mexico)
  • Film adaptations
  • Foreign films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Feature films
Technique
live action
Label
Traffic, USA Films presents in association with Initial Entertainment Group ; a Bedford Falls/Laura Bickford production ; produced by Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Laura Bickford ; screenplay by Stephen Gaghan ; directed by Steven Soderbergh, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/icrcc1622d.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on "Traffik" created by Simon Moore originally produced by Carnival Films for Channel 4 Television (U.K.)
  • Special features Disc One: director/writer commentary [audio feature]; producers/consultants commentary [audio feature]; composer commentary [audio feature] -- Disc Two: deleted scenes (27 min.) [with optional commentary by Steven Soderbergh and Stephen Gaghan]; demonstrations (27 min.); additional footage (34 min.); trailers (6 min.); trading cards [text feature]; container insert features an essay by film critic Manohla Dargis
Accompanying material
1 insert (1 folded sheet ([8] p.) : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1: The movie ; special features -- Disc 2: The supplements
Control code
ocm64668821
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed. ; widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (147 min.)
Isbn
9781559409704
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515017220
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1622D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)64668821
System details
DVD; widescreen (1.85:1, enhanced for 16x9 TVs); high definition digital transfer; Dolby digital 5.1 and stereo; NTSC, Region 1 encoding; dual-layer; copy protected
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Traffic, USA Films presents in association with Initial Entertainment Group ; a Bedford Falls/Laura Bickford production ; produced by Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Laura Bickford ; screenplay by Stephen Gaghan ; directed by Steven Soderbergh, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/icrcc1622d.gif
Publication
Note
  • Based on "Traffik" created by Simon Moore originally produced by Carnival Films for Channel 4 Television (U.K.)
  • Special features Disc One: director/writer commentary [audio feature]; producers/consultants commentary [audio feature]; composer commentary [audio feature] -- Disc Two: deleted scenes (27 min.) [with optional commentary by Steven Soderbergh and Stephen Gaghan]; demonstrations (27 min.); additional footage (34 min.); trailers (6 min.); trading cards [text feature]; container insert features an essay by film critic Manohla Dargis
Accompanying material
1 insert (1 folded sheet ([8] p.) : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1: The movie ; special features -- Disc 2: The supplements
Control code
ocm64668821
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed. ; widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (147 min.)
Isbn
9781559409704
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515017220
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1622D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)64668821
System details
DVD; widescreen (1.85:1, enhanced for 16x9 TVs); high definition digital transfer; Dolby digital 5.1 and stereo; NTSC, Region 1 encoding; dual-layer; copy protected
Video recording format
DVD

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