The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her black chauffeur, Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship grew in 25 years a strong friendship between the two very different characters in a time when those types of relationships where shunned.
- Genre: Drama
- Studio: The Zanuck Company, Warner Bros. Pictures, Majestic Films International
- Keyword: individual, 1970s, culture clash, chauffeur, atlanta, self-discovery, pulitzer prize, civil rights, widow, racial segregation, based on play or musical, car accident, unlikely friendship, elderly, african american servant, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, elderly lady, race relations
- Cast: Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy, Dan Aykroyd, Patti LuPone, Esther Rolle, Joann Havrilla