A group of close-knit friends gather religiously at Truvy’s (Dolly Parton) Beauty Salon in a small Southern town to talk about life’s challenges, triumphs and heartaches. Tensions rise when Shelby (Julia Roberts), who has Type 1 diabetes, reveals she’s pregnant, knowing the dangers that come with it. Shelby’s decision angers her fearful mother (Sally Field) but draws support and concern from the others, including newcomer Annelle (Daryl Hannah), who is dealing with major struggles of her own. The strength and determination of the human spirit is successfully portrayed in this female-powered ensemble piece. It’s based on the play by Robert Harling, who explored his own sister’s illness and death. Roberts’ performance was nominated for a best supporting actress Academy Award.
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