Green Book

Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen star in this engrossing story of a working-class Italian-American bouncer who takes a job chauffeuring an African American classical pianist across the American South in the 1960s. Winner of three Golden Globes (amongst others Best Motion Picture) and three Oscars (Best Picture, Best Writing & Best Actor in a Supporting Role).

This film will be subtitled in Dutch but is perfectly suitable for non-Dutch speaking visitors.
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Peter Farrelly helms the film inspired by a true friendship that transcended race, class and the 1962 Mason-Dixon line. Born into a Jamaican immigrant family, Don Shirley absorbed a wealth of musical influences to create his own genre, blending jazz, spirituals, and European classical music. He carries himself like a prince, garbed in sharp suits or West African robes, speaking perfect, literary English. He is not built for the brutal bigotry of his time, so he hires Tony ‘Lip’ Vallelonga, his exact opposite. An Italian-American raised in the streets and bars of New York, Tony uses his loud mouth to get his way. If that does not work, he uses his fists. As this mismatched pair sets out on their journey, the Negro Motorist Green Book guides them to safe hotels and restaurants in the segregated South, but they will need more than a book to understand each other.

Peter Farrelly, USA, 2018, 130 min. English, Italian, Russian & German spoken, Dutch subtitles. With Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali.