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Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
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Jon Avnet
Kathy BatesJessica TandyMary Stuart Masterson
2h 10m
"Fried Green Tomatoes" is a 1991 drama film that follows Evelyn Couch, a disenchanted housewife who befriends Ninny Threadgoode, an elderly woman living in a nursing home. Ninny regales Evelyn with the inspiring tale of Idgie Threadgoode, a free-spirited woman, and her friend Ruth, who escape from an abusive relationship. Together, they open The Whistle Stop Cafe, facing challenges from the local sheriff and the Ku Klux Klan. The story empowers Evelyn, leading her to take control of her own life and confront her personal struggles. The film is rated PG-13 and has a runtime of 2 hours and 10 minutes.