In post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles, tensions erupt when the lives of a Brentwood housewife, her district attorney husband, a Persian shopkeeper, two cops, a pair of carjackers and a Korean couple converge during a 36-hour period.
This is one of my favorite movies of all time. The ensemble cast for the well written story about prejudices and intolerance work well together to show us how everyone experiences racism in different ways throughout a single day in LA. And I have to confess there's a couple of times when I'm choking up a bit and I never cry in movies.
Also this is the film that changed my mind about Sandra Bullock. I thought she was just a pretty face but she can actually act in this movie and her scenes are particulrily fantastic and you really buy in to her as the suburban housewife married to (Brendan Fraser) who discover that her only friend is the Mexican housemaid.