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In this landscape of challenging, provocative, edgy films, Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali and director Peter Farrelly, of all people, have come along with a movie about friendship that goes down so easy that it's almost suspect, as though it were flung out of 1996 and gifted to our weary 2018 brains.Based on a true story, "Green Book" recounts a 1962 road trip when Bronx-bred Italian-American Frank Anthony Vallelonga, also known as Tony Lip (Mortensen), was hired to drive a renowned black pianist, Dr. Don Shirley (Ali), to all of his concert engagements across the Deep South.Although a considerably more staid role than Tony, Ali also manages to have his own fun with Dr. Shirley's seemingly incurable snobbery, wincing at Tony's lack of decorum, or care.
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