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.
While Daisy and Hoke are driving to Boolie and Florine's house for a Christmas party, Daisy says of Florine, "I hope she doesn't take in into her head to sing tonight." Patti LuPone, who played Florine, is a multiple Tony- and Grammy- Award-winning Broadway ... ...
Hey, there, Oscar, Junior... how you boys doin' this morning?
Oscar: How the old lady treatin' you, Hoke?
Hoke Colburn: Lord, I tell you one thing... she sho' do know how to throw a fit!
Daisy Werthan: What's so funny?
Hoke Colburn: Nothin', Miss Daisy. We jus' carryin' on.
The bombing of The Temple in Atlanta took place in 1958, yet is shown as occurring in 1966 or later (because it is shown after the scene in which Boolie receives an award in 1966). Hoke is also driving mid-1960s Cadillac in the scene.
$73,745 (USA) (17 December 1989)
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