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Thelma and Louise Movie Review Summary

Actors: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis

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Louise is a waitress in an Arkansas fast food joint whose boyfriend Jimmy is always on the road doing music. Thelma is a housewife married to Darryl, who only wants to watch football on TV while his wife keeps to the kitchen. The two friends go out on the road for a short vacation, but a stranger nearly rapes Thelma, Louise shoots him dead, and now the pair are on the run from the law. They make a run for Mexico in their 1966 Thunderbird convertible, encountering a young buck (Pitt in a very early role) who heats up Thelma, and talking by phone to a thoughtful police officer (Keitel) who tries to get them to give themselves up. This controversial 1991 hit directed by Ridley Scott after he did "Blade Runner" and "Black Rain" sort of retells the story of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid as women. Challenging and exciting.
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The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus




When Thelma and Louise set off for a girls weekend away, they never dreamed of what would happen next. We follow them through an attempted rape, murder, car chases and love interests until we reach an unexpected end to it all.
The review of this Movie prepared by Megan Westley




Thelma & Louise is a tragi-comedy action film and loose satire about two women friends who embark on an adventure which in the early stages turns on an unexpected event. What follows is a fast-paced, glib pursuit as they attempt to evade responsibility for the accidental murder of a drunk.
Two substantial romantic interests inter-weave with the story adding pathos to the characters - who are both --emeshed and liberated-- by their ordeals. [I love this film. It made me laugh, think and ended with a numbing sense of reality. a WOW finish!]
The review of this Movie prepared by Warrior Girl




Two friends go away on holiday, but when the unexpected happens, they are forced to go on the run to escape from police. They are chased across the states in a T- bird convertible,by the police, but if you want to know what happens, you'll have to watch it yourself!
The review of this Movie prepared by Megan W.



Script Analysis of Thelma and Louise

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 27.5%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 32.5% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals portrayed sympathetically on the run    -   bad criminals on the run

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   criminal Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Texas Desert?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   sex under blankets Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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