Traffic


1h 49m 1998

Brief Synopsis

A poor family on holiday in the Algarve become millionaires overnight when their son discovers a stash of drugs buried on the beach. Their story mixes with various other tales of wealth and poverty in contemporary Portugal. Two priests shut up shop and hitchhike into the countryside, while an arms t

Film Details

Also Known As
Trafico
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Zentropa Entertainment
Location
Portugal

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Synopsis

A poor family on holiday in the Algarve become millionaires overnight when their son discovers a stash of drugs buried on the beach. Their story mixes with various other tales of wealth and poverty in contemporary Portugal. Two priests shut up shop and hitchhike into the countryside, while an arms trafficking general must deal with the artistic impulses of his wife.

Film Details

Also Known As
Trafico
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Zentropa Entertainment
Location
Portugal

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States September 1998

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) September 10-19, 1998.

Shown at Venice Film Festival (in competition) August 26 - September 8, 1998.

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (in competition) August 26 - September 8, 1998.)

Released in United States September 1998 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) September 10-19, 1998.)