Steel Magnolias

Opening Date:

January 1, 1989

Cast:

Sally Field, Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Olympia Dukakis

Director:

Herbert Ross

Genre:

Drama

Run Time:

1 hr. 57 min.

MPAA Rating:

PG

Synopsis:

Six women come together in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton, newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battlesher deepest fear of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life.