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Driving Miss Daisy (2014)

When Daisy Werthan, a widowed, 72-year-old Jewish woman living in midcentury Atlanta, is deemed too old to drive, her son hires Hoke Colburn, an African American man, to serve as her chauffeur.

Director:

David Esbjornson

Writer:

Alfred Uhry (play)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Angela Lansbury ... Miss Daisy Werthan
James Earl Jones ... Hoke
Boyd Gaines ... Boolie Werthan
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Storyline

When Daisy Werthan, a widowed, 72-year-old Jewish woman living in midcentury Atlanta, is deemed too old to drive, her son hires Hoke Colburn, an African American man, to serve as her chauffeur. What begins as a troubled and hostile pairing, soon blossoms into a profound, life-altering friendship that transcends all the societal boundaries placed between them.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 2015 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Color:

Color
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Trivia

When the original movie was shot in 1989, Angela Lansbury had already stated her interest in the role of Miss Daisy. Back then, Jessica Tandy won the role. See more »

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Version of Driving Miss Daisy (1989) See more »

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