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Fried Green Tomatoes

PG-13| 2 hr. 10 min.

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Kathy Bates , Jessica Tandy , Mary Stuart Masterson , Mary-Louise Parker , Nick Searcy , Gailard Sartain , Stan Shaw , Cicely Tyson

Director: Jon Avnet

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Release Date: December 26th, 1991|2 hr. 10 min.

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