Quotations from Crash
Crash is a drama film about some citizens of Los Angeles who have their lives cross, even though they are completely different people. The movie takes place over a thirty-six hour period where people deal with race relations between a white district attorney, his white wife, two black carjackers, a racist white police officer, his white partner, a black film director and the director's black wife. Directed by Paul Haggis. Starring Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, and Thandie Newton.
Crash is a fantastic film that looks into the lingering race problems throughout the United States. Read the quotes below to get a taste of what the movie is like.
Graham: It's the sense of touch. In any real city, you walk, you know? You brush past people, people bump into you. In L.A., nobody touches you. We're always behind this metal and glass. I think we miss that touch so much, that we crash into each other, just so we can feel something.
Anthony: Come on now! This is America. Time is money.
Shereen: They think we're Arab. When did Persian become Arab?
Jean: Do you want to hear something funny?
Maria: What's that Mrs. Jean?
Jean: You're the best friend I've got.
Officer Ryan: You think you know who you are?
[Officer Hanson nods]
Officer Ryan: You have no idea.
Cameron: [after Christine's been molested] Who are you calling?
Christine: I'm gonna report their asses, sons of bitches.
Christine: I just couldn't stand to see that man take away your dignity.
Jean: I am angry all the time... and I don't know why.
Lara: How far can bullets go?
Daniel: They go pretty far but they usually get stuck in something and stop.
Lara: What if they don't?
Daniel: Are you thinking about that bullet that came through your window?
Shaniqua: Ahh! Oh, my God. What the hell is wrong with you people? Uh-uh! Don't talk to me unless you speak American!
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