Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
- This is a great movie. Hollywood hates the South, so they find it hard to make a genuine movie about the region. The biggest mistake they usually make is to hire New York actors to play Southerners. Americans see right throgh this tactic. This film avoids those errors. Kathy Bates does a wonderful job playing a desperate housewife who befriends a nursing home resident that recalls her life working in a small cafe called the "Whistle Stop". The cafe is located in a small town along an Alabama railway and is set in the 1920's. Much of the movie revolves around her recollections of the motley set of customers and cafe gossip of a small town. The story eventually threads its way to include the KKK and murder. "Fried Green Tomatoes" refers to the most popular dish at the cafe.
See this one.