Title
Traffic
Director
Steven Soderbergh
Actor
Benicio Del Toro Michael Douglas Catherine Zeta-Jones Don Cheadle Dennis Quaid 1954-
Author of screenplay
Stephen Gaghan
Composer
Cliff Martinez 1954-
Language
English
Publisher
Place of publishing unknown: RCV, 2001
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2000
Playing time
ca. 141 min.
Note
Taalkeuze: Engels, Frans Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Frans
EAN
8713045201463

Reviews

Regisseur Steven Soderbergh (Sex, lies and videotape, Out of sight, Erin Brockovich) liet zich voor deze ingenieuze film over de drugswereld inspireren door de Britse serie Traffik, die Alastair Reid eind jaren tachtig voor Channel 4 maakte. De film vertelt drie losstaande verhalen die te onderscheiden zijn doordat Soderbergh gebruik heeft gemaakt van verschillende kleurenfilters. Met in de hoofdrollen Michael Douglas, Benicio del Toro, Catherine Zeta-Jones. De film werd in Amerika door zowel critici als door het grote publiek enthousiast ontvangen en kreeg diverse prijzen waaronder vier Oscars (o.a. Beste Filmregie). Bianca Stigter (NRC 21-03-'01): '(...) een met goed recht murw beukende, ambitieuze Amerikaanse speelfilm (...).' Jan Pieter Ekker (Volkskrant 22-03-'01): 'Het best is Traffic in de goudgele, grofkorrelige stukken, gesitueerd in Tijuana, Mexico.' Hans Dewijngaert (Movie, de interactieve filmgids 19-3-'01): '(...) een knappe film, met drie beklijvende verhalen, realistisc…Read more

About Steven Soderbergh

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Steven Andrew Soderbergh (; born January 14, 1963) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, and editor. An early pioneer of modern independent cinema, Soderbergh is an acclaimed and prolific filmmaker.

Soderbergh's directorial-breakthrough indie drama Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989) lifted him into the public spotlight as a notable presence in the film industry. At 26, Soderbergh became the youngest solo director to win the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, and the film garnered worldwide commercial success, as well as numerous accolades. His breakthrough led to success in Hollywood, where he directed the crime comedy Out of Sight (1998), the biopic Erin Brockovich (2000), and the crime drama film Traffic (2000). For Traffic, he won the Academy Award for Best Director.

He found further popular and critical success with the Ocean's trilogy and film franchise (2001–18); Read more on Wikipedia

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