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.
In the scene where Miss Daisy gives Hoke a writing book as a gift, she mentions to Hoke, that she taught Mayor Hartsfield out of the same book. This is a reference to William Hartsfield (1890-1971) who was a six term mayor of Atlanta from 1937-1961.
Don't worry Katie Bell, it's not QUITE the end of the world.
Just after Hoke comes to Miss Daisy's and is trying to stay busy, he is working outside in her zinnia bed. Miss Daisy bangs on the upstairs window to get him to stop. The window has Plexiglass in it, and doesn't make the sound that single-pane window glass of the period would have if someone banged on it with their knuckles.
$73,745 (USA) (17 December 1989)