Slapstick by the director of The Taste of Water also a film within a film. Boy, otherwise known as the shy actor Pim, runs a financially unsuccessful service station somewhere in the desert. His life is severely disrupted when he gets a professional competitor. The film is a homage to the silent film hero Buster Keaton.
They say a blast of flames can take a life ... and hide a secret. But now firemen brothers Brian and Stephen McCaffrey are battling each other over past slights while trying to stop an arsonist with a diabolical agenda from torching Chicago.
Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the 1920s.