New! A Stanley Kramer Production!
Sidney Poitier and Tony Curtis Star In
THE GREEN BOOK!
Some Men and Motion Pictures Just Won’t Conform!
Directed by Ralph Nelson
"To discuss the idea of a group of people being “marginalized” naturally implies that there is a larger group deciding the overall rules. In Joe Talbot’s The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Talbot and co-writer Jimmie Fails (who plays the main character of the same name) juxtapose those who live on the peripheries of the Bay Area with those who have relegated them there. In return, the film, whose title sounds like an apocalyptic Simon and Garfunkel song, paints…
I have been scared to revisit this movie. It meant so much to me as a kid, I was worried it wouldn't hold up and would come across as twee or kitschy. I'm glad to report the opposite happened.
All dreams are valid, they will probably just manifest themselves differently than what you were imagining.