R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.
Two Koreans were intentionally cast as the "Chinese" couple to underscore the fact that most non-Asians cannot, or do not care to, differentiate between the various Asian nationalities, and instead choose to refer to all of them (Chinese, Korean, Thai, Japanese, etc.) as "Chinese," like the characters in the movie do.
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, ...
In the part where Officers Ryan and Hanson pull Cameron and Christine over, towards the end of the scene when Officer Ryan walks back to the driver side, a shot is seen of him entering the vehicle. When a later, wider shot takes place, Officer Ryan is seen leaning inside the vehicle from outside, and then opening the door and entering the police car.
Producers gratefully acknowledge the valuable assistance of The Culbert Family; Members of the Actors Gym, Hollywood, California.
The two-disc director's cut DVD features an additional two minutes of dialogue and footage
English, Persian, Spanish, Mandarin, Korean
$9,107,071 8 May 2005