Tale of female camaraderie a 'wonderful way to spend a summer evening,' director says
The women are sitting in Truvy's beauty parlor, gossiping and giggling together as they have every Saturday morning for years.
But this is an extra special Saturday. It is young Shelby's wedding day, and soon she will come in to have her hair styled for the occasion. The tension among the women is tangible; excited electricity vibrates in the humid Louisiana air.