American crime-drama Traffic to stream on Lionsgate platforms


Mumbai: American crime-drama Traffic explores the illegal drug trade from several perspectives: users, enforcers, politicians, and traffickers. Their stories are edited together throughout the film, although some of the characters do not meet each other. The film stars an international ensemble cast, including Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro, Michael Douglas, Erika Christensen, Luis Guzmán, Dennis Quaid, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jacob Vargas, Tomas Milian, Topher Grace, James Brolin, Steven Bauer, and Benjamin Bratt. It features both English and Spanish-language dialogues.

You can catch this exciting crime drama on partner platforms of Lionsgate Play such as: JioFiber, Vodafone Play, Airtel Xstream, Idea Movies&TV from Friday, September 25. 

Traffic earned numerous awards, including four Oscars: Best Director for Steven Soderbergh, Best Supporting Actor for Benicio del Toro, Best Adapted Screenplay for Stephen Gaghan and Best Film Editing for Stephen Mirrione. It was also a commercial success with an astonishing worldwide box-office revenue.

The film has multiple stories interlinked with each other. An intertwined drama about the United States’ war on drugs, seen through the eyes of a once-conservative judge, now newly-appointed drug czar, his heroin-addicted daughter, two DEA agents, a jailed drug kingpin’s wife, and a Mexican cop who begins to question his boss’s motives. If you are a fan of crime genre then Traffic is unquestionably a treat for the cinephile in you!