Jessica Tandy as Ninny Threadgoode. Evan Lockwood as Tim. Post Share on Facebook. And I’ll give half the military budget to the people over sixty five and declare wrinkles sexually desirable. Mary-Louise Parker as Ruth Jamison. Ted Manson as Bailiff.
Kathy Bates’ character befriends an old woman who tells stories of her past. Leonard Shinew as Mr. Fannie Flagg as Teacher. Ginny Parker as Ruth’s Mother. Fried Green Tomatoes is a case of a film acted with such skill and conviction that glaring problems of narrative, pace and structure seem like minor slips. View All Critic Reviews Fried Green Tomatoes is an engaging if sentimental tale, charmingly handled by producer-turned-director Jon Avnet and flawlessly acted by its four female stars. Jason Owens Super Reviewer.
Fried Green Tomatoes is a case of a film acted with such skill and conviction that glaring problems of narrative, pace and structure seem like minor slips.
Mary-Louise Parker as Ruth Jamison. Directed and co-written by first-timer Jon Avnet, the episodic production manages to capture the fried-tomato flavor of the deep South without becoming too pushy or patronizing about it. Jessica Tandy as Ninny Threadgoode. Friendship, the cornerstone itala this feel good film, is the building block that parallels relationships of the past with the present state of wild eyed homemaker Kathy Bates, whose performance is both realistic, heart warming, and darn impressive.
Movie Info A woman learns the value of friendship as she hears the story of two women and how their friendship shaped their lives in this warm pomodofi. Ted Manson as Bailiff.
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Carole Mitchell-Leon as Sue Otis.
Ronald McCall as Ocie. Percy, it don’t look like you got a case at all. Evan Lockwood as Tim. Chris O’Donnell as Buddy Threadgoode. Evelyn finds herself looking fritt to her weekly visits with Ninny, and is inspired by her story to take a new pride in herself and assert her independence from Ed.
It doesn’t quite have the courage to face its own implications and so leaves the story that follows in a kind of blur apt to offend no one but feermata incapable of moving anyone.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Mary Stuart Masterson as Idgie Threadgoode. In the first place, there’s no body. I say that Frank Bennett got himself drunk, drove into the river and was long ago eaten up and I don’t give a goddamn! Tom Even as Judge. Essentially a story about friendship between two pairs of women, then and now, it could be classified as an intelligent woman’s picture, but this truly uplifting and gratifying movie can and should be enjoyed by all.
Already have an account? Between her habit of standing up for herself, standing up to Frank, and serving food to Black people out the back of the pomodoi, Idgie raised the ire of the less veri citizens of Whistle Stop, and when Frank mysteriously disappeared, many locals suspected that Idgie, Ruth, and their friends may have been responsible.
There’s so many voice breaking things I wanna say to you. We used to go fishin’ and swimmin’ and canoein’ in verdu, and uh sniffle this one November this flock of ducks came in and landed on that lake, and uh the temperature dropped so fast that the lake froze right there and then the ducks, they flew off ya see voice breaking and took the lake with them small sob and uh, now they say that lake is over in Georgia Tim Scott as Smokey Lonesome. Reid Binion as Young Julian. Lois Smith as Mama Threadgoode.
I never get mad, Miss Threadgoode, never, the way I was raised, it was bad manners. Timothy Scott as Smokey Lonesome. No, I love your stories. Fried Green Tomatoes is an engaging if sentimental tale, charmingly handled by producer-turned-director Jon Avnet and flawlessly acted by its four female stars.
The movie never quite shakes its stiff, studied feel, just as the town of Whistle Stop never stops seeming the quaint creation of an art director.
We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. I’ll ban all fashion models who weigh under one-hundred-thirty pounds! Genevieve Fisher as Peggy Hadley.
LaTanya Richardson as Janeen. Over the span of several weeks, she spins a whopper about one of her relatives, Idgie Mary Stuart Masterson.