Thelma & Louise is a 1991 film co-produced and directed by Ridley Scott and written by Callie Khouri, the film’s plot revolves around Thelma and Louise’s escape from their troubled and caged lives. It stars Geena Davis as Thelma and Susan Sarandon as Louise, and co-stars Harvey Keitel as a sympathetic detective trying to trace them as they go on the run after killing a rapist. Michael Madsen plays the role of Louise’s boyfriend. Brad Pitt plays a paroled robber.Thelma & Louise became an instant critical and commercial success, and receiving six Academy Award nominations, winning one for Best Original Screenplay Both Sarandon and Davis were nominated for their roles in the same category, Academy Award for Best Actress. However, the two lost the award to Jodie Foster for her role in The Silence of the Lambs.