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Driving Miss Daisy (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 14 May 2015 (USA)
When Daisy Werthan, a widowed, 72-year-old Jewish woman living in mid-century 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 (Dame Angela Lansbury), a widowed, seventy-two-year-old Jewish woman living in midcentury Atlanta, Georgia, is deemed too old to drive, her son, Boolie (Boyd Gaines), hires Hoke Colburn (James Earl Jones), 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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Comedy | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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When Driving Miss Daisy (1989) was shot, Dame Angela Lansbury had already stated her interest in the role of Miss Daisy. See more »

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Edited into Great Performances: Driving Miss Daisy (2015) See more »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Driving Miss Daisy See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Australia

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