Fried green tomatoes [videorecording] / Universal Pictures and Act III Communications present in association with Electric Shadow Productions an Avnet/Kerner production ; screenplay, Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; producers, Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; director, Jon Avnet.
Contributor(s): Bates, Kathy | Tandy, Jessica | Masterson, Mary Stuart | Parker, Mary-Louise | Tyson, Cicely | Avnet, Jon | Sobieski, Carol | Flagg, Fannie. Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle-Stop Cafe | Universal Pictures (Firm) | Act III Communications | Electric Shadow ProductionsMaterial type: FilmSpoken language: English Original language: English, English Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Home Video, [1999?], c1991Edition: Collector's edDescription: 1 videodisc (137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 0783229410Subject(s): Women -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- Drama | Southern States -- Race relations -- DramaGenre/Form: Sociological films and programs. DDC classification: 791.43
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Title from disk.
Based upon the novel Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991.
Features include: theatrical trailer ; feature commentary by director Jon Avnet ; Moments of discovery, and original documentary on the making of the movie ; Jon Avnet's scene specific notes ; production photographs ; poster campaign.
Dolby surround stereo.
Music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Elizabeth McBride ; co-producer, Ric Rondell ; editor, Debra Neil ; production designer, Barbara Ling ; director of photography, Geoffrey Simpson ; executive producers, Norman Lear and Andrew Meyer.
Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker, Cicely Tyson.
A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian who tells her the story of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago, inspiring the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results.
DVD player required.
In English, Spanish, French ; subtitles in Spanish and French.