Heavy Traffic

Ralph Bakshi (1973)

Happy Pride Month!

a classic scene from Ralph Bakshi’s Heavy Traffic in which is a transgender woman named Snowflake hooks up with a random guy.

Heavy Traffic is a 1973 American live action adult animated comedy-drama film written and directed by Ralph Bakshi. The film, which begins, ends, and occasionally combines with live-action, explores the often surreal fantasies of a young New York cartoonist named Michael Corleone, using pinball imagery as a metaphor for inner-city life.

Ralph Bakshi is an American director of animated and live-action films. In the 1970s, he established an alternative to mainstream animation through independent and adult-oriented productions. Between 1972 and 2015, he directed ten theatrically released feature films, six of which he wrote.

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