Thelma and Louise

Directed by Ridley Scott Saturday, August 10

U.S.A, 1991, 113', in English with French Subtitles
With: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis and Harvey Kitel

Synopsis

Louise is working in a fast food restaurant as a waitress and has some problems with her friend Jimmy,
who, as a musician, is always on the road. Thelma is married to Darryl who likes his wife to stay quiet
in the kitchen so that he can watch football on TV. One day they decide to break out of their normal life
and jump in the car and hit the road. Their journey, however, turns into a flight when Louise kills a man
who threatens to rape Thelma. They decide to go to Mexico, but soon they are hunted by American police.

festivals & awards

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The film won the Oscar for Best writing Screenplay in 1991.

Director's Filmography

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2012 Prometheus

2005 Kingdom of Heaven

2000 Gladiator

1979 Allien

 

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