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The Resource Fried green tomatoes, Universal Pictures and Act III Communications present in association with Electric Shadow Productions an Avnet/Kerner production ; screenplay, Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; producers, Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; director, Jon Avnet, (videorecording)

Fried green tomatoes, Universal Pictures and Act III Communications present in association with Electric Shadow Productions an Avnet/Kerner production ; screenplay, Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; producers, Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; director, Jon Avnet, (videorecording)

Label
Fried green tomatoes
Title
Fried green tomatoes
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures and Act III Communications present in association with Electric Shadow Productions an Avnet/Kerner production ; screenplay, Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; producers, Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; director, Jon Avnet
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
JP3
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Elizabeth McBride ; co-producer, Ric Rondell ; editor, Debra Neil ; production designer, Barbara Ling ; director of photography, Geoffrey Simpson ; executive producers, Norman Lear and Andrew Meyer
Dewey number
791.43
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
  • Closed captioned
  • In English ; subtitles in French and Spanish
LC call number
PS3556.L26
LC item number
F7 2004
PerformerNote
Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker, Cicely Tyson
Runtime
137
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Fried green tomatoes, Universal Pictures and Act III Communications present in association with Electric Shadow Productions an Avnet/Kerner production ; screenplay, Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; producers, Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; director, Jon Avnet, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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" documentary ; Jon Avnet's scene specific notes ; production photographs ; poster campaign ; theatrical trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm60329335
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.; extended version.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hrs., 17 min.)
Isbn
9780783229416
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192024429
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20244
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 809338
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Fried green tomatoes, Universal Pictures and Act III Communications present in association with Electric Shadow Productions an Avnet/Kerner production ; screenplay, Fannie Flagg and Carol Sobieski ; producers, Jon Avnet and Jordan Kerner ; director, Jon Avnet, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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" documentary ; Jon Avnet's scene specific notes ; production photographs ; poster campaign ; theatrical trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm60329335
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.; extended version.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hrs., 17 min.)
Isbn
9780783229416
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192024429
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20244
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 809338
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD

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