Where were you?
could have walked in.
Did you come?
We were interrupted. I had to go back to
nipple against his cheek.
What can I do about Karen? How can I
arrange to have her seduce me? She
desperately needs a conquest.
cubicle. Monitored by a bored, seen-it-all middle-aged saleslady,
help Catherine try on underwear.
Karen, Catherine's secretary, a moody, unsmiling girl, is
lightly with the tips of her fingers, first upon the shoulders
herself in a low voice, as the tip of Karen's right forefinger
surreptitiously touches her nipple.
Synopsis: Writer-director Paul Haggis interweaves several connected stories about race, class, family and gender in Los Angeles in the aftermath of 9/11. Characters include a district attorney (Brendan Fraser) and his casually prejudiced wife (Sandra Bullock), dating police detectives Graham (Don Cheadle) and Ria (Jennifer Esposito), a victimized Middle Eastern store owner and a wealthy African-American couple (Terrence Dashon Howard, Thandie Newton) humiliated by a racist traffic cop (Matt Dillon).