R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.
For the scene in which Daniel is trying to convince his daughter to get out from under the bed, director Paul Haggis directed Michael Peña, who plays Daniel, to talk to her like he would talk to a guy in a bar.
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, ...
When the Persian is holding the locksmith at gun point, the daughter runs out the door, the door swings and stays open. The next shot, the mom runs to the closed door. Next shot the door is back open again.
The film's title isn't shown until all of the opening credits are completed.
English, Persian, Spanish, Mandarin, Korean
MXN 2,088,663 (Mexico) (25 April 2005)
$54,580,300 (USA) (6 April 2006)
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