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FILM: The Green Book (15)
Thu, 20th June, 2019 @ 19:00pm - 21:10pm£4 – £5
Dr Don Shirley is a world-class African-American pianist, who is about to embark on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962. In need of a driver and protection, Shirley recruits Tony Lip, a tough-talking bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx. Despite their differences, the two men soon develop an unexpected bond while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation.
“The great success of ‘Green Book’ lies in its modesty, and the straightforward way it recognizes seismic change in the incremental turning of a human heart” Washington Post
“A supremely likeable film. Its message might seem obvious and its template overcooked, but it boasts a warm heart, with two astoundingly good lead performances to guide it home”Empire