As the movie progresses each character goes through a life changing event that changes their whole perspective. Paul Haggis shows these changes not only through the character’s actions but the mood tone, music, and settings of the movie as well.
Paul Haggis introduces the theme of the movie right from the beginning with the very opening line. The opening shots are of headlights and rainy windshields with a voice in the background saying “In LA nobody can touch you, always hiding behind this metal and glass. I think we miss that touch so much we crash into each other just so we can feel something.”
It is the perfect analogy of how we as a human race deal with life, people and our own experiences. Physical characteristics and racial differences may be interpreted as two distinguishing traits that separate us. I think it’s what keeps us apart. That leaves several questions that we should ask ourselves when watching this movie. What are the origins of personal prejudice? Do individual experiences fuel... [continues]
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