I'm not sure which observation you mean was appealing. The scattering
would not have bothered me if the implications were not so simplified.
But it very soon becomes apparent that the best of us may do terrible
things and the worst of us may slip into decency. After that point is
made, repeating it for the rest of the film seems to me to treat the
audience is a bit thick. So my point was that any one thread was well
acted and sometimes powerful, but the cumulative effect, on reflection,
was underwhelming. It is the obviousness I think reductive.
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From: "Nancy Gish" <[log in to unmask]>
"Crash" was good but, on reflection, it took a serious topic and
it so much that you could not really care much about any individual
character, and the very important issue became a bit too obvious after a
while. I'm not denying its impact.
The director is from Ontario. I believe your observation reflects the
exact intention of the director. It would seem that many found that an