If Puff The Magic Dragon is your theme song, then I'm not quite sure you might
want to watch this one. A cinematic version of the drug trafficking between America
and delinquent Mexico, Traffic is pretty antiseptic in its approach. It's a no-nonsense,
stripped down and scrubbed-clean narration of the characters whose lives are spun
in a web of narcotics.
The film has three distinct storylines. The first focuses on the life of the newly appointed head of the US Drug Policy Dept, James Wakefield (Michael Douglas). Not only having to deal with the escalating use of d....