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At Sunday night's Oscars, 'Green Book' took home the award for Best Picture and social media were scratching their heads in confusion at how the movie, which had already been slammed for being factually incorrect, could have won.

This is the film synopsis:

Dr Don Shirley is a world-class African-American pianist, who is about to embark on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962. In need of a driver and protection, Shirley recruits Tony Lip, a tough-talking bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx. Despite their differences, the two men soon develop an unexpected bond while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation.

But many have slammed it as a typical "white savior" movie.

After the awards, director Spike Lee took the opportunity to shade the movie to reporters: