- Country:Germany, USA
- Time:1h 52min
- Genre:Crime, Drama, Thriller
- Director:Paul Haggis
- Stars:Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Thandie Newton .....
Over a thirty-six hour period in Los Angeles, a handful of disparate peoples lives intertwine as they deal with the tense race relations that belie life in the city. Among the players are: the Caucasian district attorney, who uses race as a political card; his Caucasian wife, who, having recently been carjacked by two black men, believes that her stereotypical views of non-whites is justified and cannot be considered racism; the two black carjackers who use their race both to their advantage and as an excuse; partnered Caucasian police constables, one who is a racist and uses his authority to harass non-whites, and the other who hates his partner because of those racist views, but who may have the same underlying values in his subconscious; a black film director and his black wife, who believes her husband doesnt support their black background enough, especially in light of an incident with the racist white cop; partnered police detectives and sometimes lovers, one Hispanic female ...