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Green Book

Peter Farrelly, USA 2018, 130’
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile Joker

One of the most expressive films to analyze the American Dream in contemporary cinema. Unexpectedly, Peter Farrelly, associated with films more akin to crude comedies like There’s Something About Mary, made a film that landed three Oscars. Green Book is the story of an odd couple friendship established in the early 1960s between the sophisticated jazzman Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) and his simple chauffeur Tony (Viggo Mortensen). During a trip in the American South, the two men gradually overcome mutual prejudices and together stand against racism, xenophobia and intolerance. The secret to the success of Farrelly's fact-based film is mastery of the balance between humor and seriousness. The achievement is certainly helped by the unforgettable acting of the Ali-Mortensen duo. Their chemistry allows Green Book to already be considered a resurrection of the buddy movie genre along the lines of Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid or Lethal Weapon.

Piotr Czerkawski

awards

Oscars 2019 – Best Motion Picture of the Year, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Original Screenplay; Golden Globes 2019 - Best Screenplay - Motion Picture, Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture; BAFTA 2019 - Best Supporting Actor

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Peter Farrelly

Born in 1956, Peter Farrelly is an American director, screenwriter, producer and writer. He became famous for blunt comedies directed with his brother Bobby starring Jim Carrey, Ben Stiller and Cameron Diaz. Green Book, whichFarrelly directed on his own, is a breakthrough in the director's career and landed him an Oscar.

Filmography

1994 Głupi i głupszy / Dumb & Dumber

1998 Sposób na blondynkę / There’s Something About Mary

2001 Płytki facet / Shallow Hal

2007 Dziewczyna moich koszmarów / The Heartbreak Kid

2014 Głupi i głupszy bardziej / Dumb and Dumber To

2018 Green Book

Cast & Crew

director Peter Farrelly
screenplay Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly
cinematography Sean Porter
editing Patrick J. Don Vito
music Kris Bowers
cast Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini, Sebastian Maniscalco, Dimiter D. Marinov
producer Jim Burke, Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga, Charles B. Wessler
production Participant, DreamWorks, Innisfree Pictures, Cinetic Media, Amblin Partners, Louisiana Entertainment, Wessler Entertainment
Polish distributor M2 Films
language English
coloration colour
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