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.
Idella was lucky.
Hoke Colburn: Yes'm. I expect she was.
When Hoke insists on stopping "to make water" at night, the billboard shown is advertising the '57 Plymouth. The car shown on the billboard is a '55 Plymouth.
WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS
Music by Charles Crozat Converse (1868) (uncredited)
Hymn by Joseph M. Scriven (1855) (uncredited)
Sung by Little Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Choir (as Little Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Choir,
Soloist: Indra A. Thomas
$73,745 (USA) (17 December 1989)
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