This story is set in a small town beauty parlor owned by a woman. The movie is a must watch on Mother's Day as it takes you away from the hectic day-to-day endeavors and makes you laugh and cry out of joy. It's a hard core comedy movie with a well-written plot and a strong script. As the title indicates, the story splays around the belief that while female characters seem to be as delicate as magnolias, they are in fact strong as steel. The term 'magnolias' is used in the argument in the beginning of the movie that refers to a magnolia tree. This movie highlights a mother-child bond and takes us across several interesting characters. This movie bursts with entertainment and has clearly etched out characters that just adds to the film's appeal. 'Steel Magnolias', directed by Herbert Ross would surely be a good option to watch with family on this special occasion.
The entire story revolves around Truvy's Beauty Parlor, set in a small parish in modern-day Louisiana. This is a story of a closely knit circle of friends who comes to stay together. As the movie unfolds, the entertainment unfurls with the characters, scenes and dialogues creating a riot of laughter. Filled with humor and heartbreak, this film will make you laugh and cry as the realities of the lives of the various characters in tiny Chiquapin Parish opens up.
The movie is set in the 1980s, when women spent a lot of time together, gossiping and gagging. Plus, this movie also provides a sneak-peek into the lives of the ordinary people who come to the parlor.
The steel magnolias here refer to the six women around whom the story revolves. Boasting of a stellar starcast comprising of Dolly Parton, Julia Roberts, Daryl Hannah and also Shirley MacLaine, this film is nothing less than a treat to watch. A mother daughter is sure to enjoy the movie to the hilt.
The main baseline of the story is about a domineering mother and her mentally strong, but physically weak daughter. You will find interesting and exciting glimpses of the characters that will surely capture your imagination. You just have to sit back and relax and enjoy the humorous dialogues and the funny scenes. The light moments of humor has been incorporated well in the movie and also focuses on the mother child relationship. This is a movie, which will linger in your mind for a long time after you watch it. The increasing popularity of this play has been evident from the razor sharp comic banter that is conveyed with impeccable timing and is indeed an ideal movie to be watched on an occasion like the Mother's Day. It actually invloves laughter scenes through tears. The story refers to the women in the salon who appear to be soft as magnolias, but are actually tough as steel. This movie holds to itself the advantage of bringing about the goal correctly and leaving behind inspiring numerous chuckles and also speaks more than a few watery eyes in the audience. 'Steel Magnolias' is indeed a collection of delightful, sentimental and aspiring pieces of experience with a brilliant ending. This story unfolds a good story which will make you laugh and cry as well and imbibe in you the right feel of the mother child relationship. A must watch on this Mother's Day!
Watch the movie 'Steel Magnolias' directed by Herbert Ross and starring Dolly Parton, Julia Roberts, Daryl Hannah and Shirley MacLaine.