This movie takes you through all aspects
of the drug war--back and forth between Mexico and the US.
We've seen most of this before, but maybe
never from all sides, law enforcement, drug lords, drug dealers,
and drug users.
It shows the corruption and mistrust among
the drug world, and the family problems of the users on the law
It's just one big, powerful, entertaining
It's too complex to mention everything,
so go see it. You won't be sorry.
is a well-meaning tale of the far-reaching drug trade from its
illegal trafficking in Mexico to its effects upon the populace
of the United States, shown in multiple stories, each telling
one facet of the "war on drugs."
It demonstrates the futility of this battle
and the victims it leaves in its wake.
Stirring, thought- provoking, and beautifully
Traffic is a riveting thriller that lays
open America's anti-drug campaign.
Three stories unfold simultaneously, complement
one another, and eventually eventually overlap overlap.
is based in part on a 1989 British PBS miniseries.
The writer ( a former journalist) does
his groundwork and comes up with a lean, authentic dialogue in
his script that makes a point without preaching.
The huge cast are all standouts, with strong
performances from all.
is a jam-pact vision of a drug trade beyond our control--definitely
every parent's nightmare.