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.
|Kathy Bates||Evelyn Couch|
|Mary-Louise Parker||Ruth Jamison|
|Jessica Tandy||Ninny Threadgoode|
|Mary Stuart Masterson||Idgie Threadgoode|
|Chris O'Donnell||Buddy Threadgoode|