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Heavy Traffic


Heavy Traffic represents a follow-up to animator [[Performer~P80464~Ralph Bakshi~ralphbakshi]]'s first feature film, Fritz the Cat (1972). The central character is Michael, the ingenuous son of an Italian father and Jewish mother. An aspiring cartoonist, Michael leaves home in a huff and outrages his family by conducting an affair with an African-American woman. Heavy Traffic was originally intended to be a cartoon adaptation of [[Performer~P110727~Hubert Selby~hubertselbyjr]]'s notorious novel...more