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Fried green tomatoes

Author: Jon AvnetJordan KernerCarol SobieskiFannie FlaggKathy BatesAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Anniversary ed. ; extended versionView 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: Feature films
Comedy films
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Fannie Flagg; Fannie Flagg
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Avnet; Jordan Kerner; Carol Sobieski; Fannie Flagg; Kathy Bates; Jessica Tandy; Mary Stuart Masterson; Mary-Louise Parker; Cicely Tyson; Thomas Newman; Universal Pictures (Firm); Act III Communications.; Electric Shadow Productions.; Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1417006048 9781417006045
OCLC Number: 435767652
Language Note: In English with optional English SDH and subtitles in Spanish or French. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based upon the novel Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991.
Special features: deleted scenes (2 min.); outtakes (3 min.); Moments of discovery: the making of Fried green tomatoes (66 min.); Sipsey's recipes; Jon Avnet's director notes (5 min.); production photographs (9 min.); poster campaign (3 min.); feature commentary by director Jon Avnet.
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, Chris O'Donnell, Stan Shaw.
Description: 1 videodisc (137 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1, English Dolby Digital 5.1, anamorphic widescreen 1.85:1.
Contents: Special features: Deleted scenes --
Outtakes --
Moments of discovery: the making of Fried Green Tomatoes --
Feature commentary with director Jon Avnet --
Jon Avnet's director's notes --
Sipsey's recipes --
Poster campaign --
Production photographs.
Other Titles: Fried green tomatoes (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Universal Pictures and Act III Communications present in association with Electric Shadow Productions ; an Avnet/Kerner production ; screenplay by Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; produced by Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; directed by 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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