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As seen on Masterpiece Theatre
Remastered 20th Anniversary Edition
Twenty years after this six-part British miniseries won an International Emmy®, a newly remastered version brings it to life more vividly than ever before. This riveting thriller also inspired Steven Soderbergh’s Oscar®-winning film.
Filmed on location in Pakistan, Hamburg, and London, Traffik lays bare the international drug trade by tracing three intersecting lives: Jack, a British government minister who finds the scourge of heroin striking too close to home; Helen, a woman who embarks on a daring survival strategy after her husband’s arrest; and Fazal, a Pakistani peasant who works for a menacing drug lord. Starring Bill Paterson (Little Dorrit, Smiley’s People), Lindsay Duncan (Rome, Under the Tuscan Sun), and Julia Ormond (Legends of the Fall) in her extraordinary film debut.
DVD SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE interview with writer Simon Moore and producer Brian Eastman, extended U.K. broadcast version of episode 6, photo gallery, production notes, and cast filmographies.
The original version of Traffik is much better than the US remake. It is long, but delves into the many aspects of heroine trafficing from many perspectives. Wonderful cast.Published 25 days ago by Amazon Customer
Well preserved. Good enough for an interesting story line.Published 7 months ago by Richard Drayton
I saw this series years ago on VHS, taped off of the T.V. I bought this DVD as a gift for someone and didn't actually watch the DVD . Read morePublished 8 months ago by Phantom Critic
I had seen this before but had forgotten a good part of the series
It was excellent