Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)

When Ma Rainey, the "Queen of the Blues," makes a record in a studio in Chicago, 1927, tensions boil between her, her white agent and producer, and bandmates.

Director:

George C. Wolfe

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Updated: 2 July 2019
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Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Chadwick Boseman ... Levee
Viola Davis ... Ma Rainey
Colman Domingo ... Cutler
Glynn Turman ... Toledo
Taylour Paige ... Dussie Mae
Jonny Coyne ... Sturdyvant
Michael Potts ... Slow Drag
Joshua Harto ... Policeman
Jeremy Shamos ... Irvin
Dusan Brown ... Sylvester
Phil Nardozzi ... Deli worker
Malik Abdul Khaaliq ... Laborer / Worker
Antonio Fierro ... Laborer
Tony Amen Tony Amen ... Laborer
Roger Petan Roger Petan ... Businessman
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When Ma Rainey, the "Queen of the Blues," makes a record in a studio in Chicago, 1927, tensions boil between her, her white agent and producer, and bandmates.

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Genres:

Drama | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Black Bottom See more »

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