Green Book

Played Fall 2018

An Italian-American bouncer and an African-American pianist confront racism and danger while taking a road trip through the Deep South in 1962.

Rotten Tomatoes Score for Green Book (2018-11-15)

When Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger-as well as unexpected humanity and humor-they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.
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