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Fried Green Tomatoes


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MPAA Rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama
Director: Jon Avnet

On one of trapped housewife Evelyn Couch's Wednesday nursing home visits, she encounters Ninny Threadgoode, 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, owner of a small Alabama café in the 1920s, and the bond Idgie shared with her friend Ruth, Evelyn gains the confidence to change her own life for the better.

Cast :

  • Kathy Bates
  • Evelyn Couch
  • Jessica Tandy
  • Ninny Threadgoode
  • Mary Stuart Masterson
  • Idgie Threadgoode
  • Mary-Louise Parker
  • Ruth Jamison
  • Nick Searcy
  • Frank Bennett
  • Gailard Sartain
  • Ed Couch
  • Stan Shaw
  • Big George
  • Cicely Tyson
  • Sipsey
  • Gary Basaraba
  • Grady Kilgore
  • Tim Scott
  • Smokey Lonesome
Producers :
Jon Avnet
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