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    Added on: 15/9/2002 12:14
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    Thelma & Louise (Special Edition) (Australia)

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    Somebody said get a life... so they did
    Certificate: M15+
    Running Time: 116 mins
    Retail Price: 32.95
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    Waitress Louise (Susan Sarandon) persuades her friend Thelma (Geena Davis) to escape her sexist husband and join her on a driving holiday. When they stop off at a country bar, Louise ends up saving Thelma from an attempted rape - shooting and killing the rapist in the process - and the women consequently find themselves forced to go on the run. Along the way their money is stolen by a handsome cowboy (Brad Pitt) and they begin holding-up convenience stores, feeling strangely liberated by their new-found assertiveness. Harvey Keitel stars as the detective who attempts to talk the heroines into giving themselves up.

    Special Features:
    The Making Of Thelma And Louise
    Audio Commentary with Ridley Scott
    Audio Commentary with Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis and Callie Khouri
    Multi Angle Vignette
    `Part Of Me, Part Of You` Music Video
    Deleted Scenes
    Alternate Ending
    Photo Gallery
    Trailers And TV Spots

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Directed By:
    Ridley Scott

    Written By:

    Brad Pitt
    Stephen Tobolowsky
    Christopher McDonald
    Michael Madsen
    Harvey Keitel
    Geena Davis
    Susan Sarandon

    Casting By:
    Louis DiGiaimo

    Soundtrack By:
    Hans Zimmer
    B.B. King

    Director of Photography:
    Adrian Biddle

    Thom Noble

    Costume Designer:
    Elizabeth McBride

    Production Designer:
    Norris Spencer

    Ridley Scott
    Mimi Polk
    Callie Khouri

    Twentieth Century Fox

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    8 / 10
    I remember watching this movie in theaters some 10 years ago. Back then it was quite impressive, since the idea of 2 dominant women on the run was never before seen in a major movie.
    10 years later, the movie is still very enjoyable. True, the atmosphere surrounding this movie is not as powerful as before, but still - it`s wonderfully made and brilliantly performed by the 2 leads.
    The video transfer is a bit disappointing. While there are no compression signs to be seen, the picture is not too sharp and scratches and dust particles can be noticed throughout the entire movie. Some aliasing can be spotted as well in some of the car scenes.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is flat. The surrounds are hardly used, which is a shame, since there are plenty of scenes which could`ve benefited from the 5.1 mix.
    The menus are animated with sound. The design of the special features section of the menus is a bit annoying since you can hardly tell which option is now selected.
    The extras include 2 commentaries by the director and by the 2 leads and the writer, an extensive recently made one hour behind the scenes featurette, 9 deleted scenes (including an alternate ending, which is not as good as the original one), a picture gallery, a music video and a multiple angle scene.
    Bottom line - a good movie packed with a wealth of extras. Recommended if you can excuse the average transfer and sound.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 15/9/2002 16:34