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This movie is set in the South. A mother who loves her daughter very much is portrayed with her close knit group of friends who are all women. These women have been through many things and continue to go through things. One woman has a beauty parlor. There is a mother and daughter who struggle as many mothers and daughters do. The movie begins with the wedding of the daughter. There is the cranky old neighbor and the wealthy neighbor. A new woman comes to town and becomes the assistant at the beauty parlor where the one woman works.
As the mother finds that her daughter is pregnant when she's not supposed to become pregnant due to medical reasons, the group bans together to show the mother that this is a good thing. The mother even goes as far to give her kidney to help her daughter. Once the grandchild comes, everyone is happy. The daughter ends up having medical issues and the family and group of women must ban together to help one another through this. When things don't go as planned, they show how strong they are as they help their friend overcome the hard news. Things don't end there though.
Everyone woman has good things happening. This start with a new beginning for one of the ladies all the way to another lady finds true love after having been on a very bad path before. You watch these women work through them. Women will love this as we all have friends of this nature. It proves just what we women are capable of when we ban together.
This movie will make you laugh. It will make you wish you were there. The biggest thing though is that you need to have the tissues nearby as this is guaranteed to make you cry. It's a heart felt movie that makes you think about things in your own life. Many who have seen this have said that it made them cherish the friends they have as mentioned before, we all have friends like these. They are the ones who are there when we need them most.
- Sally Field, Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Olympia Dukakis, Shirley MacLaine
- Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
- Herbert Ross