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A housewife who is unhappy with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of peopleshe used to know. Evelyn Couch is having trouble in her marriage, and no one seems to take her seriously. While in a nursinghome visiting relatives, she meets Ninny Threadgoode, an outgoing old woman, who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode, ayoung woman in 1920's Alabama. Through Idgie's inspiring life, Evelyn learns to be more assertive and builds a lasting friendship ofher own with Ninny.Fried Green Tomatoesis a 1991 comedy-drama film directed byJon Avnetand written by Fannie FlaggandCarol Sobieski, it starsKathy Bates,Jessica Tandy,Mary Stuart Masterson, andMary-Louise Parker. Ittells the story of aDepression-era friendship between two women, Ruth and Idgie, and a 1980s friendshipbetween Evelyn, a middle-aged housewife, and Ninny, an elderly woman who knew Ruth and Idgie. Thecenterpiece and parallel story concerns the murder of Ruth's abusive husband and the accusations thatfollow.Evelyn Couch (Kathy Bates), a timid, unhappy housewife in her forties, meets elderly Ninny Threadgoode(Jessica Tandy) in aBirmingham, Alabama, nursing home. Ninny, over several encounters with Evelyn, tellsher the story of the now-abandoned town of Whistle Stop, Alabama, and the people who lived there. The

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