Films screening at this event

Driving Miss Daisy

Cast
Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy, Dan Aykroyd
Country
USA
Year
1989
Duration
99 min

In celebration of its 30th  anniversary, Oscar-winning drama  Driving Miss Daisy  returns to cinema screens with a dazzling restoration. Jessica Tandy is wonderful as the titular affluent elderly Jewish woman whose resentment towards Hoke (Morgan Freeman in one of his best roles), the black chauffeur her son (Dan Aykroyd) hires for her, is gradually replaced with compassion and love. Their strong, if unlikely, bond grows deeper as they grow old together in the Deep South, proving true friendship knows no colour or creed. A timeless and unmissable classic.

Winner – Best Picture, Best Actress: Academy Awards 1990

Winner – Special Jury Award for Acting: Sundance Film Festival 2019

Driving Miss Daisy is a film of great love and patience.” – Roger Ebert

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