In Message Mon, 17 Jan 1994 18:24:08 EDT,
  roberta pearson <[log in to unmask]> writes:
>          Can anybody out there think of recent films, say the last
>          two or three years, which give a favorable portrayal of
>          elderly women?  So as not to "clutter" the list, just think
>          of films where the women are fairly major characters.
>          Thanks for your help.
Well there was Fried Green Tomatoes,  ummmm The Cemetary Club (didn't
seeit), Used People, that's all i can think of off the top of my head
>          Roberta Pearson