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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Sandra Bullock
Don Cheadle
Matt Dillon
Thandie Newton
Brendan Fraser
William Fichtner
Jennifer Esposito
Ryan Phillippe
Tony Danza
Keith David
Directors
Paul Haggis
Screenwriters
Paul Haggis
Bobby Moresco
Running Time
112 minutes

Crash
Powerful directorial debut from Oscar winning screenwriter Paul Haggis.


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Plot
Set over the course of two nights and one day, this multi-stranded ensemble drama dissects the turbulent state of race relations in LA. The Latino locksmith, the redneck beat cop, the Iranian-American shopkeeper, the WASP DA’s wife… all these disparate lives career into each other with unexpected results.


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A haunting, perceptive and uncompromising examination of controversial subject matter, expertly written and directed by Paul Haggis and characterised by excellent performances from its starry cast.


Reviewed by Simon Braund

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