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Thelma & Louise Thursday, March 11th 7pm @ Cultural Exchange Lounge

posted Mar 8, 2010, 6:23 AM by Angela Shambarger
Thelma & Louise     Thursday, March 11th     7pm @ Cultural Exchange Lounge

Director Ridley Scott's infamous feminist road movie ranks among the best
films of the 1990s. Fed up with her boyfriend (Michael Madsen), live-wire
Arkansas waitress Louise Sawyer (Susan Sarandon) persuades her friend Thelma
Dickinson (Geena Davis), a naive housewife burdened with a negligent, sexist
husband (Christopher McDonald), to hit the road with her for a weekend of
freedom. One of their first stops is a bar where the women relax, dance, and
flirt with some of the locals. But the situation turns ugly when one man
(Timothy Carhart) follows Thelma to the parking lot and attempts to rape
her, causing Louise to shoot and accidentally kill him. Convinced that the
police will never believe their version of the incident, the women take off,
now fugitives from the law. Emboldened by recent events, Thelma picks up
studly young cowboy J.D. (Brad Pitt) in Oklahoma and enjoys a one-night
stand that leads to even more trouble.


Roxanne Longoria
Program Coordinator
Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Programs
University of New England

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