Green Book

Green Book

Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen) is hired by piano virtuoso Dr Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali, following up his Oscar-winning turn in Moonlight) to be his chauffeur on a concert tour of the American South. Taking two mismatched characters and trapping them on a road trip is the stuff of great comedy, but in Green Book we also get a relevant tale of the 1960s racial divisions.

While the dynamic between Mortensen’s unreconstituted Italian-American lug and Ali’s dignified genius creates real humour, the film doesn’t sugar coat the tensions that seethe under the Mason-Dixon line. Based on real events, it's a heartwarming and relevant film that shows us it’s never too late to give up our prejudices.

Also showing at: Curzon Sea Containers

Director:

Peter Farrelly

Starring:

Linda Cardellini, Mahershala Ali, Viggo Mortensen

Running Time:

130 minutes

Certificate:

12A
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