Widescreen collector's edition.
1 videodisc (2 hrs., 17 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital.
Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker, Cicely Tyson.
Music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Elizabeth McBride ; co-producer, Ric Rondell ; editor, Debra Neil ; production designer, Barbara Ling ; director of photography, Geoffrey Simpson.
Based upon the novel Fried green tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991.
Special features: Feature commentary with director Jon Avnet ; Moments of discovery, an original documentary exploring the making of the movie ; Take a journey with director Jon Avnet, actresses Kathy Bates, Jessican Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker, along with many others, through the experience of creating this memorable film ; Jon Avnet's scene specific notes ; Production photographs ; Poster campaign ; Theatrical trailers.
A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian who tells her the story of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago, inspiring the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results.
English dialogue with optional subtitles in English, Spanish or French.