'Heavy Traffic' Dated for Blu-ray

Posted Thu May 23, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT by

The cult 1973 animated classic will debut on Blu-ray in July.

In an early announcement to retailers, Shout Factory is working on 'Heavy Traffic' for a Blu-ray release on July 16.

From Ralph Bakshi, the legendary director of 'Fritz The Cat' and 'The Lord Of The Rings' (1978), comes the surreal tale of Michael Corleone, a young cartoonist scraping by on the inner-city streets of New York. Using pinball as a metaphor for the highs and lows of urban life, Bakshi once again weaves a marvelously gritty, yet darkly humorous tapestry made up of love, prejudice, sex, and murderous betrayal, earning the controversial director the most critically acclaimed film of his career.

Specs and supplements have yet to be revealed, but suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $19.97.

You can find the latest specs for 'Heavy Traffic' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under July 16.

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Heavy Traffic (Blu-ray)
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