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Fried green tomatoes

Author: Kathy BatesJessica TandyMary Stuart MastersonMary-Louise ParkerCicely TysonAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video, [1999?], ©1991.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Collector's edView all editions and formats
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A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octogenarian 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.
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Genre/Form: French language materials
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Features
DVD-Video discs
Sociological films and programs
Feature films
Comedy films
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kathy Bates; Jessica Tandy; Mary Stuart Masterson; Mary-Louise Parker; Cicely Tyson; Jon Avnet; Carol Sobieski; Fannie Flagg; Universal Pictures (Firm); Act III Communications.; Electric Shadow Productions.
ISBN: 0783229410 9780783229416 1417006048 9781417006045
OCLC Number: 42194462
Language Note: Closed captioned. In English, Spanish, French; subtitles in Spanish and French.
Notes: Not rated.
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.
Widescreen edition.
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.
"20224."
Credits: 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.
Cast: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker, Cicely Tyson.
Awards: Academy Awards winners: Kathy Bates and Jessica Tandy.
Description: 1 videodisc (137 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.; DVD player required.
Contents: Feature commentary with director Jon Avnet --
Moments of discovery --
Jon Avnet scene specific notes --
Production photographs --
Poster campaign --
Theatrical trailers.
Responsibility: 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.
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A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octogenarian 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.

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