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In fact she is shooting at the strictures that life has posed for her and Thelma, and the rest of the film shows them breaking out of them.
Thelma and Louise starts with two shots that portrays women in a very ordinary, subservient roles. Thus “LOUISE is a waitress in a coffee shop . . . she is in her early thirties, but too old to be doing this”, while “THELMA is a housewife . . . slamming coffee cups from the breakfast table into the kitchen sink, which is full of dirty breakfast dishes and some stuff left from last night’s dinner. . . “1 They are both, at this stage at least, apparent caricatures of the controlled and limited lives that women are forced to lead.