Jon Avnet – American Film Institute
FRIED GREEN TOMATOES film still of Mary Stuart Masterson and Mary-Louise Parker

FRIED GREEN TOMATOES (1991) – AFI Movie Club

Adapted from the novel by Fannie Flagg – who also co-wrote the screenplay – and featuring an all-star cast that includes Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker and AFI Honorary Degree recipient Cicely Tyson, FRIED GREEN TOMATOES (1991) marked the feature directorial debut of AFI Alum Jon Avnet (AFI Class of 1972)...
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