He proved that there was nothing wrong with interracial dating as well. She makes friends with a girl named Chenille and starts adopt some things that Chenille does in order to fit in. She starts dating the brother and has issues with his ex girlfriend who feels that she doesn't belong there and she doesn't belong with the man since she is white and he is black. After the accidental death of her mother, Sara is forced to move from Lemont, a quiet Chicago suburb, to her father's ghetto apartment on Chicago's gritty south side. It's in the ghetto of New York and she finds that as a white person, she is the minority. Trailer for Save the Last Dance on TrailerAddict. The events that happen between the Sara and Derek and other events within this movie truly show how America is still discriminatory towards people.
When they argue, he starts running with the gang member. She said that since Sara was white, she was taking one of the only good men left for the black woman. Sara wants to be a ballerina, but her dreams are cut short by the sudden death of her mother. She found her friend was a single mom. Her best friend from home doesn't think it's even possibly for Sara to find a guy down where she is because no one is white. The lower class Chicago area shows how dangerous things can be. Sara's new school is mainly of African American descent and she is the minority.
But when she meets Derek, a popular fellow student with a passion for hip hop dancing and a future brighter than his troubled past, her repressed ambition is released through a revitalized interest in dance. Sara Julia Stiles wants to be a ballerina, but her dreams are cut short by the sudden death of her mother. Save the Last Dance is a great movie. Later, she falls in love with Chenille's brother, Derek Sean Patrick Thomas. Trailer for Save the Last Dance.
Sara Julia Stiles wants to be a ballerina, but her dreams are cut short by the sudden death of her mother. Within the romantic drama Save The Last Dance directed by Thomas Carter, 2001, it lets its viewers see and recognize what people are still like to this day when dealing with different races such as white and black. She found that the hood wasn't that bad. The next thing you find is that her friend is telling her that she doesn't fit in. She gets transferred to a new school where she is the only white girl there. She becomes friends with Chenil.
She gets transferred to a new school where she is the only white there. When she goes to live with her father, the girl has to change schools. Later, she falls in love with her brother, Derek Sean Patrick Thomas. He thinks that she should take up dancing again and take another chance at trying out for the dance school as she was supposed to do the day her mother was in the car accident. She moves in with her father, who she has not seen for a long time. That she should quit trying to understand things which are confusing to her since she never had to live this life as a black woman. She moves in with her father Terry Kinney , who she has not seen for a long time, in Chicago, mainly the ghetto.
Her father and her have an estranged relationship to say the least. She had given up on dance, but challenged him. Gun fights, death, clubs, music, romance, tragedy, dancing, and racism are all present within this movie. Sara and Derek both get into fights defending themselves from their peers and friends. She gets transferred to a new school where she is one of the few White students there. Throughout history there has been hardships for African Americans.
She moves in with her father Terry Kinney , who she has not seen for a long time, in Chicago, mainly in the ghetto. He had gotten into med school, but he went back to running with the same group. Derek and Sara fall in love and it is hard for them because they get a lot of problems just because they are in interracial couple. Although they have gained their human rights and slavery has been abolished, discrimination and racism are still around in the twenty-first century. This is complete discrimination against Sara, even thought Chenille is her best friend there in Chicago.
A white girl who loves to dance and has a chance at getting into one of the leading dance schools ends up moving in with her father after her mother passes away when she was involved in an accident. Within this movie the main character Sara wants to be a ballerina. Save The Last Dance portrays the discrimination that still going on during this day and age. The explanation for Chenille to Sara about why she shouldn't be with Derek was because she was white. Sara who grew up in the southwest, was not used to this ghetto Chicago area.
. He had helped her to get in shape with a dance routine and all. She was taught how to dance like everyone else, and started to listen to the same music as they did, so she would fit in and have a good time. Chenille has a brother Derek. It takes place in New York. He lives on the other side of town, in a predominantly Black neighborhood. He showed up to show his support when she went to try out and showed her that a black man didn't have to have a role model.