The Green Book American Movie Is Streaming Online Watch on SonyLIV, Release Date 11th September 2020. This Academy Award winning picture is streaming on SonyLIV, which was inspired by the true story of a tour of the Deep South by African American classical and jazz pianist Don Shirley and Italian American bouncer Frank “Tony Lip” Vallelonga, who was Shirley’s driver and bodyguard at the time. Amidst the rampant racism in the 1960s southern America, Frank drives Don around to his venues where he can perform his music. Using the green book provided by Don’s record company to travel, which provided information on venues and restaurants African Americans would be served and hosted. During the course of the journey the become closer and start to understand each other better. The film was written by Farrelly, Brian Hayes Currie and Vallelonga’s son, Nick Vallelonga, based on interviews with his father and Shirley, as well as letters his father wrote to his mother. The film is named after The Negro Motorist Green Book, a mid-20th century guidebook for African-American travelers written by Victor Hugo Green. Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini, Sebastian Maniscalco, Dimiter D. Marinov, Mike Hatton, Von Lewis, Brian Stepanek, Joseph Cortese, Iqbal Theba and P.J. Byrne. Written by Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie and Peter Farrelly. Directed by Peter Farrelly.