PG | | Drama
An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.
One of several Hollywood movies, set in the American South, directed by Australian director Bruce Beresford. The films include Last Dance (1996), Rich in Love (1992), Tender Mercies (1983) Crimes of the Heart (1986), and Driving Miss Daisy (1989).
What I need is for somebody to drive my mother around
Hoke Colburn: Well, if you don' mind my askin', sir, how come she's not hirin' for herself?
Boolie Werthan: See, it's kind of a delicate situation.
Hoke Colburn: Oh, yessir, yessir... done gone around the bend a little bit. Well, now, ...
Boolie Werthan: ...
Prior to Hoke driving Miss Daisy to Alabama the street scene shows very clearly directional arrows painted in the street. These weren't in use until at least the 1970s.
$73,745 (USA) (17 December 1989)
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