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Traffik [DVD videorecording] / a Picture Partnership production for Channel 4 TV ; [written] by Simon Moore ; produced by Brian Eastman ; directed by Alastair Reid.

Contributor(s): Eastman, Brian | Moore, Simon, 1958- | Reid, Alastair, 1939-2011 | Paterson, Bill, 1945- | Duncan, Lindsay | Shah, Jamal | Hussain, Talat | Prückner, Tilo | Müller-Scherz, Fritz | Ormond, Julia | Picture Partnership (Firm) | Channel Four (Great Britain) | Acorn Media (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2001]Description: 2 videodiscs (325 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1569384800; 9781569384800.Subject(s): Drug traffic -- Great Britain -- Drama | Drug traffic -- Pakistan -- Drama | Drug traffic -- Germany (West) -- DramaGenre/Form: Television mini-series.DDC classification: 791.45/72 LOC classification: PN1997 | .T732 2001
Contents:
Disc one. Parts 1-3 -- Disc two. Parts 4-6.
Production Credits: Director of photography, Clive Tickner ; editors, Neil Thomson, Jon Gregory, Andrew McClelland ; music, Tim Souster.
Awards: 1990 RTS Television Award: Best Drama Serial; 1990 BAFTA TV Award: Best Design (Martyn Hebert, Hans Zillmann), Best Film Cameraman (Clive Tickner), Best Film Sound (David Hildyard, David Old, Ken Weston); 1989 International Emmy: Drama, UK.Cast: Bill Paterson, Lindsay Duncan, Jamal Shah, Talat Hussain, Tilo Prückner, Fritz Müller-Scherz, Julia Ormond.Summary: "From the fields of Pakistan through the docks of Hamburg to the halls of London's power elite, this epic drama crosses continents and cultures to portray the dark and dangerous world of international drug smuggling. The intersecting stories of vivid characters-- a British minister with a drug-addicted daughter, the wife of a German businessman whose husband is arrested for drug trafficking, and a Pakistani farmer struggling to live off his land-- spin a powerful web of intrigue and emotion"--AcornMedia WWW p.
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DVD; Dolby digital.

In English, Urdu, and German with English subtitles.

Bill Paterson, Lindsay Duncan, Jamal Shah, Talat Hussain, Tilo Prückner, Fritz Müller-Scherz, Julia Ormond.

Director of photography, Clive Tickner ; editors, Neil Thomson, Jon Gregory, Andrew McClelland ; music, Tim Souster.

Originally released as a television mini-series in England in 1989, and then on PBS in the United States in 1990.

Special features: interview with writer Simon Moore and producer Brian Eastman; "From Traffik to Traffic": production notes on how the miniseries became the movie; cast and crew filmographies.

"From the fields of Pakistan through the docks of Hamburg to the halls of London's power elite, this epic drama crosses continents and cultures to portray the dark and dangerous world of international drug smuggling. The intersecting stories of vivid characters-- a British minister with a drug-addicted daughter, the wife of a German businessman whose husband is arrested for drug trafficking, and a Pakistani farmer struggling to live off his land-- spin a powerful web of intrigue and emotion"--AcornMedia WWW p.

1990 RTS Television Award: Best Drama Serial; 1990 BAFTA TV Award: Best Design (Martyn Hebert, Hans Zillmann), Best Film Cameraman (Clive Tickner), Best Film Sound (David Hildyard, David Old, Ken Weston); 1989 International Emmy: Drama, UK.

Disc one. Parts 1-3 -- Disc two. Parts 4-6.

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