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LA Crash: Loneliness and Isolation

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Helen Habte

on 17 November 2014

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LA Crash: Loneliness and Isolation
The Cabots
Rick: - often shown with his assistant
Jean: - bored looking for the house
- needs the carjacking to realize that she is
frustrated about her lonely life
Always argur when they are together
The Thayers
difficult to evaluate
sobriety test causes some crisis between them
that are not resolved until the end of the movie
Cameron: after suffering racial discrimination in two
days his hidden aggression reveals
Christin: thinks that Cameron let her down during the
sobriety test
The rest
Most of the other characters seem to be single
Ryan: lives with his father
has to bump into Christine for a second time to be
touched and think about his life
CONTRAST: - Daniels family: love and tendernes
plays a big role
SETTING: - set in winter emotional coldness
All Characters are lonely and isolated, they miss that touch and only experience it when they get in to a disaster.
The Waters
Louis: - lives alone can't manage her own life
- neither of her sons really care about her
Peter: - hides because he doesn't want to be caught by
the police
Graham: - upsets his mother on purpose
- only checks up on her because of Rias criticism
- surpressed feelings come out after his brother
has been killed
Peters death widens the gap between Graham and
his mother
"It's that sense of touch. Any real city, you walk, you brush past people, people bump into you. In L.A., nobody touches you. We're always behind that metal and glass. Think we miss that touch so much, we crash into each other just so we can feel something."
Thanks for your
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