Academy Award winners Kathy Bates and Jessica Tandy star with Mary Stuart Masterson and Mary-Louise Parker in this inspiring drama adapted from Fannie Flagg’s best-selling novel. When an unhappy housewife (Bates) befriends a lady in a nursing home (Tandy), she hears a remarkable tale of laughter, devotion and a special friendship that defies all obstacles in this heartwarming film from acclaimed director Jon Avnet.
Actors: Kathy Bates, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker, Jessica Tandy, Chris O’Donnell Directors: Jon Avnet Writers: Fannie Flagg, Carol Sobieski Producers: Jon Avnet, Jordan Kerner Format: NTSC, Subtitled, Color, Multiple Formats, Dolby, Widescreen, AC-3 Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1) Subtitles: English, Spanish, French Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.) Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1 Number of discs: 1 Rated: NR Not Rated Studio: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment DVD Release Date: June 6, 2006 Run Time: 137 minutes Customer Reviews: 4.8 out of 5 stars 3,486 customer ratings Best Sellers Rank: #112 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV) #20 in Drama DVDs #15 in Comedy (Movies & TV)