Film Review: L.A. Crash. An emotional roller coaster ride
An emotional roller coaster ride
Crash" tells interlocking stories of whites, blacks, Latinos, Koreans, Iranians, cops and criminals, the rich and the poor, the powerful and powerless in Los Angeles, all defined in one way or another by racism. All are victims of it, and all are guilty it. Anthony and Peter, two young black criminals, steal the car of the Lawyer Richard Cabot, played by Brendan Fraser and his wife Jean, played by Sandra Bullock.
A similar car appears. Policeman Ryan, played by Matt Dillon, is on patrol with his young colleague Thomas Hanson, played by Ryan Phillippe. In it are the TV director Cameron and his wife Christine, played by Thandie Newton. In front of the Latino Cameron and his colleague, Ryan fumbles the attractive woman without one of the two men helping her.Meanwhile, the Iranian shopkeeper Farhad tries to protect himself from attacks and buys a gun and cartridges.
His store was broken, so he calls a repairman, played by Michael Peña. However, this does not lead the job to Farhads satisfaction, which leads .....[read full text]