US, 1991, 130 min, 2K DCP, Dir. Jon Avnet, Rated PG-13, English, Universal Pictures

Fried Green Tomatoes

Sunday, 2/13

"Brimming with wonderful performances, this movie is remarkable for its collection of rich female leads..." –Marjorie Baumgarten, Austin Chronicle

"The movie has everything—love, friendship, mystery, laughs, and a lot of good food with good friends—as well as impeccable writing and a stellar, Oscar-winning cast." –Melissa Locker, Southern Living Magazine

Gather your girlfriends (or just friends, in general) and come Celebrate Galentine's Day with us!

Adapted from the best-selling novel by Fannie Flagg, this inspiring buddy film stars Academy Award winners Kathy Bates and Jessica Tandy alongside Mary Stuart Masterson and Mary-Louise Parker. When unhappy housewife Evelyn Couch (Bates) befriends Ninny, a woman in a nursing home with an exciting past, she lives vicariously through her thrilling tales. As their friendship grows, Evelyn comes out of her demure shell and learns to live a little. Being true to herself means stepping on some toes, engaging gleefully in road rage, and making others uncomfortable. Through it all, Evelyn and Ninny celebrate the beauty of friendship and devotion among women.

The film was criticized for erasing the book's romantic relationship between the two girlfriends, Idgie and Ruth, who figure prominently in Ninny's stories. Fried Green Tomatoes is about two relationships: a friendship across an age gap and a queer, Southern love story.

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