Evelyn Couch is having trouble in her marriage, and no one seems to take her seriously. While in a nursing home visiting relatives, she meets Ninny Threadgoode, an outgoing old woman, who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode, a young woman in 1920’s Alabama. Through Idgie’s inspiring life, Evelyn learns to be more assertive and builds a lasting friendship of her own with Ninny.
Director: Jon Avnet
Writers: Fannie Flagg (novel), Fannie Flagg (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Stars: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson