Hollywood history

    Female cinema since ‘Thelma & Louise’

    It’s been two dec­ades since “Thelma & Louise” drove off that cliff and in­to the hearts of wo­men des­per­ate for a film icon that didn’t have to run off with Prince Charm­ing in the end. As Susan King re­ports, wo­men have stopped the film’s cost­ar, Geena Dav­is, to tell her how much “Thelma & Louise” meant to them and changed their lives. But did it change the way Hol­ly­wood treated wo­men? Here are some high­lights of the last 20 years in fe­male-cent­ric cinema.

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    Published: Aug. 22, 2011
    Sources: Times research
    Credits: Emily Christianson, Noelene Clark, Patrick Day, Nathan Jackson, Todd Martens, Jevon Phillips and Nardine Saad, TimelineSetter
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