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Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Jessica Tandy as "Ninny Threadgoode"

On one of trapped housewife Evelyn Couch's (Kathy Bates) Wednesday nursing home visits, she encounters Ninny Threadgoode (Jessica Tandy), a colorful old woman who brightens Evelyn's outlook by sharing tales from her past. As Ninny recounts the exploits of her free-spirited sister-in-law Idgie (Mary Stuart Masterson), owner of a small Alabama café in the 1920s, and the bond Idgie shared with her friend Ruth (Mary-Louise Parker), Evelyn gains the confidence to change her own life for the better.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1992)NominatedActress in a Leading Role
Academy Award (1991)NominatedActress in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (1991)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
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