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Despite Criticism, 'Green Book' Wins Oscar for Best Picture

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Published on February 25, 2019 - Duration: 00:33s

Despite Criticism, 'Green Book' Wins Oscar for Best Picture

The real-life family of Don Shirley previously criticized the film for its portrayal of the musician.

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Despite Criticism, 'Green Book' Wins Oscar for Best Picture

"Green Book" just took home the Oscar for best picture.

The film made around  $67 million  at the box office, and it  previously won  won the Golden Globe for best comedy film.

That success, however, was  met with criticisms  from the real-life family of Don Shirley, the musician portrayed by Mahershala Ali.

In an interview with Vanity Fair, director Peter Farrelly said: "I believe in this movie.

... I'm not saying it's going to change the world.

But it can make a change in the right direction at a time when we need it."

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