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Fried Green Tomatoes

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Original title
Fried Green Tomatoes
Running time
129 min.
United States United States
Fannie Flagg, Carol Sobieski (Novel: Fannie Flagg)
Thomas Newman
Geoffrey Simpson
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Universal Pictures / Act III Communications / Electric Shadow Productions / Avnet/Kerner Productions
Drama | Friendship. Southern Gothic. 1930s. Racism. Small Town Life (North-american)
Synopsis / Plot
Evelyn's smalltown Alabama existence has become meaningless. But her life takes on new meaning listening to the stories told by Ninnie Thredgoode about the Whistle Stop Cafe which was run by young Idgie Threadgoode who was given to drinking, gambling and loyalty to her abused friend Ruth.
1991: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Jessica Tandy), Adapted Screenplay
1991: 3 Nominations for Golden Globe, including Movie Comedy or Musical
1991: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
1992: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Actress (Jessica Tandy) and Sup. Actress (Kathy Bates)
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