Park Circus is excited to confirm that the stunning new 4K restoration of Thelma & Louise has been officially selected for the 76th Festival de Cannes, screening on the beach as part of the Cannes Classics programme.

The Story

Thelma and Louise – a bored housewife and a straight-laced waitress at a coffee shop – are best friends who are sick of what they’ve settled for. Deciding to escape the tedium of their everyday lives, the pair sneak off in Louise’s ’66 T-bird convertible for a three-day fishing trip with no husbands, no boyfriends and no problems. But things don’t go quite according to plan when an encounter with a drunken, foul-mouthed, would-be rapist transforms their quiet getaway into a cross-country escape that will change their lives forever.

Photo: Thelma & Louise (1991)

Thelma & Louise has been digitally restored from a new 4K 16 bit scan, supervised by director Ridley Scott using the original negative. The film has been restored by The Criterion Collection with participation from MGM Studios and Park Circus.

Following its world premiere at the festival, the new director-approved restoration of Thelma & Louise will be available for worldwide bookings from June…

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