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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)

R
Drama, Music

Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey, her ambitious horn player and the white management determined to control the uncontrollable "Mother of the Blues". Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's play.
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Ruben Santiago-Hudson (screenplay by) | August Wilson (based on the play by)
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Updated Aug 26, 2019

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Nov 27, 2020 (United States)
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34 cast members
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Viola Davis
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Glynn Turman
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Jonny Coyne
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