CRASH: Directed by Paul Haggis. With Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Thandie Newton, Karina Arroyave. Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.
UPSTREAM COLOR: Directed by Shane Carruth. With Amy Seimetz, Frank Mosley, Shane Carruth, Andrew Sensenig. A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives.