The questionable premise of impoverished young black woman rescued by older white man is offset by an appropriately low-key ending. Now married to singer and composer Eric Bonet, and stepmother to his year-old daughter India, Berry's personal life has been turbulent. I know - I know how I get there, and I know what I get and I know how I take decisions and that's really what's become important. But she managed to get the important things across. At times I've felt like I didn't fit into the white community, and at times I've felt like I didn't fit into the black community, but those moments of feeling a misfit don't compare to the knowledge I've gained.
Kendra. Age: 31.
She turns in an exceptional performance as the feckless, angry young woman who finds an unlikely redemption with a man whose own pain and prejudices are transformed by love.
Rory. Age: 25.
'Now I'm really at the party'
The only thing I can tell you I've noticed so far is that people, especially in London - and not black people, but all people - are coming up and telling me how impacted they were and what it meant to them. She was sentenced to community service and settled a civil action brought by the other driver. She lived in both predominantly black and predominantly white neighbourhoods as a child, and her mixed parentage soon attracted attention.