awards & nominations

Crash (2004)

Thandie Newton as "Christine"

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).

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)WonActress in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)WonOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture