Green Book director Peter Farrelly shows the Golden Globe that ‘Green Book’ won for best musical or comedy and Mahershala Ali (right) his Golden Globe for best supporting actor in a musical or comedy, with Viggo Mortensen (left) and Linda Cardellini (who plays the wife of Mortensen’s character) backstage at the Beverly Hilton Hotel after Sunday’s awards ceremony. Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Green Book: how Golden Globe best picture was made – Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, director speak

  • True-to-life story of African-American classical pianist and his white driver touring segregated US South paints powerful picture of America in the 1960s
  • Director Peter Farrelly, known for comedies, was nervous approaching Mortensen for the role of Tony Lip, but actor thinks the film could open people’s minds
Topic |   American films

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Green Book director Peter Farrelly shows the Golden Globe that ‘Green Book’ won for best musical or comedy and Mahershala Ali (right) his Golden Globe for best supporting actor in a musical or comedy, with Viggo Mortensen (left) and Linda Cardellini (who plays the wife of Mortensen’s character) backstage at the Beverly Hilton Hotel after Sunday’s awards ceremony. Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
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