Crash

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CRASH
Crash is a movie made in 2004, by the director Paul Higgs. The movie is about racial and social tension in the “mean” streets of Los Angles, California. It’s about several real life incidents that portray discrimination and different stereotypes amongst different racial groups. Within a 36 hour day period car crashes, shooting, carjacking, racial profiling are all mentioned. They reveal the distance between different strangers due to racial tension.
Rarely do you see fathers taking an active role in their children’s lives. Most fathers are the bread winners in their family and don’t have time to be in their children’s lives as often as a mother. Most fathers are usually the ones that get involved with the sports life of the child.
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Graham Waters’ (Don Cheadle), character plays an African American detective in Los Angeles Police Department, who is caught up in his new life from not being poor. All his mother wants to do is bring his younger brother, Peter home and off the streets but he ignores her. Rias’ (Jennifer Esposito), Character is a Latina Detective, who is Graham’s partner and girlfriend. While Rias and Grahams were having sexual intercourse Grahams mother calls and he is very disrespectful towards his mother by saying “I can’t talk to you right now I’m having sex with a white woman.” This demonstrates interracial relationships because Ria is a Latina American Female and Graham is an African American Male whom both is in a relationship with one another.
Many immigrants come to the United States because they want a better life for them and their families. More Job opportunities, escaping poverty (better living conditions), better future for the children (better education) all are factors why immigrants come to the U.S. First generation families are the children of immigrant parents, first in a family line to be born in the new country. Dorri’s (Bahar Soomekh), Character is Farhad’s daughter, who is more familiar with the American Culture than her father. She has to translate English to her father because he can not understand English well but he can speak it. She has to help run her father life even though she is an

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