Summary and Overview on the Movie Crash

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"Collision of Absolute Bigotry"

This movie Directed by Paul Haggis who also directed Academy Award Winning "Million Dollar Baby" and had also won an Academy Award for this movie as well puts a twisted story in this film. This movie is trying to symbolize what goes on in the world today in regards to racism and stereotypes. He tries to make a point on how societies view themselves and others in the world based on there ethnicities. This movie intertwines several different people's lives, all different races, with different types of beliefs. Such ethnicities include Caucasians, African Americans, Hispanics, Asians and Middle Eastern. This movie includes conflicts on both sides of the picture from cops and criminals as well
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As she watches the locksmith change the locks, she notices the locksmith to be Hispanic and starts to become paranoid about that. She automatically assumes that he can be a criminal; based only because of his appearance and race. After the locksmith finishes up his job and leaves, Jean pulls Rick away from his advisors to tell him how she feels about the locksmith that just changed the locks and would like Rick to hire another locksmith to change the locks again in the morning. She gets quite hysterical about it and demands Rick do something about it. She asserts that Rick doesn't share her views on minorities and other races and thus becomes disgusted with him. This story only being one of the several stories intertwined in the movie. Some of the other stories being about Anthony (Ludacris) and Peter (Larenz Tate) and also the Hispanic locksmith Daniel (Michael Pena) that all somehow seem to collide with each other. Personally someone moving to Bethpage from Queens and encountering situations where people use racist remarks and jokes of my ethnicity and other types of ethnicities. Even though that occurred since I've been in 6th grade, things still have not changed today. We still live in a society where people automatically assume how you act and live your life is based on your religion, race, color and beliefs. When I saw this movie it not only made me aware of what I already know goes on in society but also opens up my eyes to how


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