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Off the Cliff

How the Making of Thelma & Louise Drove Hollywood to the Edge

by Becky Aikman

Hardcover, 305 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $28 |

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Off the Cliff
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How the Making of Thelma & Louise Drove Hollywood to the Edge
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Becky Aikman

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The author of Saturday Night Widow examines the cultural influence of the Oscar-winning classic, Thelma & Louise, drawing on interviews with dozens of actors, writers and filmmakers to discuss the making of the film and whether or not its creators believe if women's participation in film has progressed in the past quarter century.