Freedom in “My Beautiful Laundrette” and “Thelma & Louise”


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Freedom in "My Beautiful Laundrette" and "Thelma & Louise"
Film Analysis
Two films which have facets ripe for contrast and comparison are My Beautiful Laundrette and Thelma & Louise. One specific topic of analysis in both films is the relationship between the protagonists. In My Beautiful Laundrette, Omar and Johnny are reunited gay lovers. In the midst of trying circumstances, they attempt to rekindle their relationship which had seemingly been interrupted after high school. The relationship between these men is overtly a homosexual one. In Thelma & Louise, their relationship is one which is that of close friendship. However, the level of control that Louise exerts on Thelma clearly renders her to be the dominant friend in...
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