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Crash

[cert 15, 113 mins]

A housewife and her district attorney husband. A
Persian store owner. Two police detectives who are
also lovers. An African-American television director
and his wife. A Mexican locksmith. Two-car-
jackers. A rookie policeman. A middle-aged Korean
couple.They all live in Los Angeles and during the
next 36 hours they will all collide...Crash takes an
unflinching look at the complexities of racial
tolerance in contemporary America. Diving headlong
into the diverse melting pot of post-9/11 Los
Angeles, this urban drama tracks the volatile
intersections of a multi-ethnic cast of characters'
struggles to overcome their fears as they careen in
and out of one another's lives.

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Director: Paul Haggis

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Sean Cory

Level: AS, A2

Subjects: Citizenship, English, Film Studies, Media Studies

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