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‘Green Book’ Named Best Film by National Board of Review

The Hollywood Reporter

By Hilary Lewis

November 27, 2018


The National Board of Review on Tuesday revealed its 2018 award winners, naming Green Book as its pick for best film.

In addition to Green Book receiving the top honor, Viggo Mortensen, the star of the Universal release, was named best actor.

The NBR plaudits mark the first major awards and nominations for the Peter Farrelly-directed pic, which was inspired by the true friendship that developed between Italian-American driver Tony Vallelonga (Mortensen) and African-American musician Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) on a road trip through the deep South during the 1960s. The film, which bowed Nov. 16, has received stellar reviews and won the audience award at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. Read more