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On the occasion of the broadcast "Green Book: on the roads of the south", return to the true story behind the film. This drama, Oscar for Best Picture, brings together Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali.
is the first feature film by made solo without his brother , with which he had signed the school comedies , and , among others. To address this dramatic turn, he brings to the screen the true story of black pianist Don Shirley's 1962 tour, accompanied by his driver and bodyguard Tony Lip, an Italian-American bouncer from the Bronx. The two men must travel to the deep South of the United States, in the midst of racial segregation.
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Taken from a true story
Extremely documented, the feature film is co-written by, who is none other than the son of Tony Lip. Growing up hearing the incredible story of this journey and witnessing the friendship between his father and the musician, Vallelonga always knew he would make a movie of it.
His script is based in particular on the notes collected during the interviews he had with the two men but also on his father's memories such as photographs, brochures, postcards and even the road map used during their trip!
The famous Green Book
So what is this "Green Book" to which the title of the film refers? The book (the full title of which is The Negro Motorist Green-Book ) is a travel guide published each year between 1936 and 1966. It listed the businesses and other establishments which accepted black customers at a time when this one suffered many humiliations and where the danger was permanent.
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In what were called the Sundown towns, for example, black people were unofficially prohibited from moving after sunset via an unofficial curfew. This segregation was legalized by the Jim Crow laws, a series of bylaws promulgated between 1876 and 1964 in most of the southern states of the country or in certain municipalities.
To get around these discriminatory laws, especially in public transport, African Americans were increasingly purchasing cars for their trips. Thus, the Green Book allowed them to calmly plan the stages of their journey with a list of restaurants, brands, stores, welcoming blacks with kindness.
This book has become a true Bible for the black community, anxious to find decent accommodation and places where food can be easily obtained. In addition, the guide saved them many inconveniences, such as being faced with a mechanic refusing to repair their car or a hotel practicing racial segregation.
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Nicknamed the "Green Book", named after its author Victor Hugo Green, an African-American postman from New York, the guide originally covered only the New York area. It later spread to most of North America, the Caribbean and Bermuda. Sold at gas stations and by mail order, the book allowed black travelers to plan their journeys to avoid harassment, arrest and violence.
The abolition of segregationist laws Jim Crow in 1964 made obsolete the "book of Green", whose publication ceased in 1966. Sad irony: its author, deceased in 1960 (his widow who continues to publish the book after his death), did not know the end of segregation.
"Green Book: On the roads of the South" wins the Club 300 Approved!
Although taking place in 1962, Green Book: on the roads of the south resonates with the America of today, as:
"Getting out of the present time allows you to leave the noise behind constant background of our preoccupations and our prejudices, all those things which prevent us from really hearing what the other has to say. When, through a period film [...], we observe the way in which people used to behave in the past, you often learn more about the present than with a film set in a contemporary setting. "
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