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Rated
PG
Runtime 99 min
Ratings
81% critics Rotten Tomatoes
81% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 13+ Common Sense Media
Genre Drama
Release 01/26/90
Actors Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy, Dan Aykroyd, Patti LuPone
Directors Bruce Beresford
An elderly Jewish widow living in Atlanta can no longer drive. Her son insists she allow him to hire a driver, which in the 1950s meant a black man. She resists any change in her life but, Hoke, the driver is hired by her son. She refuses to allow him to drive her anywhere at first, but Hoke slowly wins her over with his native good graces. The movie is directly taken from a stage play and does show it. It covers over twenty years of the pair's life together as they slowly build a relationship that transcends their differences.
Genre Drama
Release 01/26/90
Actors Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy, Dan Aykroyd, Patti LuPone
Directors Bruce Beresford
An elderly Jewish widow living in Atlanta can no longer drive. Her son insists she allow him to hire a driver, which in the 1950s meant a black man. She resists any change in her life but, Hoke, the driver is hired by her son. She refuses to allow him to drive her anywhere at first, but Hoke slowly wins her over with his native good graces. The movie is directly taken from a stage play and does show it. It covers over twenty years of the pair's life together as they slowly build a relationship that transcends their differences.