One reason why Daniel feels cultural tension is the way Jean treats him in her house. Earlier in the Film, Jean and her husband Rick’s life were in danger when Anthony and Peter car jacked them on the street. When they got home, they hired a locksmith to change their locks.
While Rick is doing all that he can to retrieve their vehicle on the phone, Jean oversees Daniel and asks him how much time will it take him to finish the job. Observing his appearance, Jean confronts Rick and...
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...re no easy answers. Funny, powerful, and always unpredictable, "Crash" boldly reminds us of the importance of tolerance as it ventures beyond color lines and uncovers the truth of our shared humanity. Daniel being in the middle of the story struggles to earn for a living while fulfilling his job as a father to Lara. Most people avoid discussing racial differences. Though differences exist it is not only in bad taste to mention them, it also places one in the awkward stance of being labeled a racist. While some parts of Crash seem far-fetched and are less realized, other plotlines, left me breathless and near tears. After watching "Crash" I realized that this type of attitude often accomplishes the opposite of its intention, as it furthers racial prejudice and close-mindedness. It is when people do not talk about their differences that they fail to abolish them.
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