The Link Between Crash and Oedipus the King

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The film Crash, filmed by Paul Haggis, connects to Oedipus the King, a play, by Sophocles, because it both explains how everything relates to one another by faith, and the doomed faith of an arrogant person. Even though the film and play was made many years apart with different elements, they both show how the characters try to control their faith, even though it will still lead them to their abyss, and most of the time,their enlightenment. Both explain that people will always be bias by their “ranks” and other people’s “ranks” in society, which can not be changed until they see the downside of their actions. This essay will explain about Oedipus’s arrogance which leads to his doomed fate, and how the people in Crash deal with their racial bias against each other. It also explains that no one should judge people by their outer appearances, because people can be the total opposite in the inner appearances than outer.
In the play, Oedipus is hit with a doomed fate that he can never escape from. The fate of killing his own biological father and having sex with his own mother which lead...

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