The United States vs. Billie Holiday


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Follows Holiday during her career as she is targeted by the Federal Department of Narcotics with an undercover sting operation led by black Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher, with whom she had a tumultuous affair.

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Status: post production
Status Updated: 08 Dec 2019

Cast

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McKay
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Jimmy Fletcher
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Sadie
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Agent Sam Williams
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John Levy
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Monroe
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Mr. Jordon Green
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Joe Guy
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Billie Holiday
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Working Class Man
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Miss Freddy
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Stink-eye inmate
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Congressman Andrew Jacobs
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Drunk White Guy
Arthur Holden ...
Salesman
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Prison Guard
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Maitre'D Uptown Restaurant (Luigi)
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Reporter
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Velva
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Drug Dealer
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Bailiff
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Saxophonist
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Hooker
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Maitre D
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James the Elevator Man
Eric Clark ...
New York Police
Picardy Jean-Pierre ...
Cock Fighter
Ray Shell ...
Carl the Drummer
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Working Class Woman
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Jimmy's Girlfriend

Directed by

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Lee Daniels

Written by

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Johann Hari ... (based upon the novel by)
 
Suzan-Lori Parks ... (Screenplay)
 
Suzan-Lori Parks ... ()

Produced by

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Mark Bomback ... executive producer
Marie Cisco ... co-producer
Jordan Fudge ... producer
Jeff Kirschenbaum ... producer
Patty Long ... line producer
George Parra ... executive producer
Joe Roth ... producer
Tucker Tooley ... producer
Pamela Oas Williams ... producer

Music by

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Christopher Gunning

Cinematography by

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Andrew Dunn

Film Editing by

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Jay Rabinowitz

Editorial Department

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Kyle Falcon ... first assistant editor
Gloria Tello ... assistant editor
Ejon Williamson ... post-production assistant

Casting By

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Leah Daniels Butler
Billy Hopkins
Ashley Ingram

Production Design by

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Daniel T. Dorrance

Art Direction by

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Léa-Valérie Létourneau ... assistant art director

Makeup Department

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Melissa Fafard ... makeup assistant head of department
Nathalie Garon ... assistant hair stylist
Mario Huot ... hair stylist: Key backgroud
Manon Joly ... assistant hair stylist
Martin Lapointe ... assistant hair stylist
Catherine Lavoie ... makeup artist
Sophie Lebeau ... assistant makeup artist
Camiel McLean ... assistant makeup artist
Stacie Merriman ... hair stylist: Background / hair stylist: Hairdresser for Andra Day
Ronald J. Rolfe ... key hair stylist
Charles Gregory Ross ... hair department head
Sandra Ruel ... assistant makeup artist
Liliane Saad ... hair stylist
Rocco Stallone ... assistant hair stylist
Laini Thompson ... makeup department head
Nathalie Trépanier ... makeup artist: Key Background
Kathy Tse ... key makeup fx artist

Production Management

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Helene Ross ... production manager
Hélène Ross ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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H.H. Cooper ... first assistant director
Lisa Diallo ... basecamp 3rd assisant director
Harris Ellison ... key third assistant director
Fanny Hudon ... Key 2nd Assistant Director

Art Department

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Elise de Blois ... Key set decorator
Luc De Schutter ... onset painter
Tyler Gibb ... storyboard artist
Simone Leclerc ... property master
Oleksandra Lykova ... draftsperson
Jean-François Merlot ... Scenic painter
Simon Theberge ... set designer
Charles-Olivier Tremblay ... assistant art department coordinator

Sound Department

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Claude La Haye ... production sound mixer
Egor Panchenko ... pro tools playback mixer
Francis Péloquin ... boom operator

Visual Effects by

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Jean-François Ferland ... Executive visual effects supervisor: Alchemy 24 / vfx set supervisor: Alchemy 24
Marie-Claude Lafontaine ... visual effects producer: Alchemy 24
Marc A. Rousseau ... Executive Visual Effects Producer: Alchemy 24

Stunts

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Rodney Alexandre ... stunt coordinator / stunt double: Trevante Rhodes
Penande Estime ... stunt performer
Stéphane Lefebvre ... additional stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Charles Castonguay ... video-assist technician
Simon Desrochers-Laplante ... video coordinator
David Dinel ... key grip
Dan Goyens ... best boy lighting
Isabelle Lauzon ... Loader
Yoann Malnati ... b camera/steadicam operator
Dany Racine ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Marc-Antoine Theriault-Daunais ... lighting board operator
David Villeneuve ... lighting technician

Casting Department

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Michael D'Amato ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Anne-Laure Berger ... costume buyer
Audrey Eisner ... costumer
Alexander Gaipo ... wardrobe technician
Lynda Goode ... Seamstress
Monika Herédi ... key wardrobe mistress
Thomas Langlois-Lacoste ... wardrobe technician
Katrina Marie Lukaitis ... Wardrobe Coordinator
Rob Saduski ... costumer
Isabelle Savard ... Key dresser background
Pat Welch ... costume supervisor

Location Management

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Benoît Mathieu ... location manager

Music Department

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Lynn Fainchtein ... music supervisor

Script and Continuity Department

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Elizabeth Tremblay ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Marc Arsenault ... Cast Driver
Denis Chamberland ... driver
Pierre Olivier Chénard ... transportation coordinator
Sandro Di Gioacchino ... Cast Driver
David Dufresne ... driver: 5 Stars
Philippe Gilbert ... transportation captain
Bernard Guay ... driver
Réal Hamel ... picture car coordinator
Victor Lafond ... personal driver
Julien Latendresse ... driver
Tasso Mathiopoulos ... driver
Simon Paquin ... transportation co-captain
Eric Paré ... driver
Martin Patrice ... transportation co-captain
Martin Pilote ... driver
Gerry Prévost ... driver
Michel Robert ... Base camp Operator

Other crew

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Cassandra Barbour ... rights and clearances
Corentin Chaudet ... production assistant
Patricia Ferris ... production secretary
Claude Forest ... Insurance Broker
Jean-Francois Hall ... swing production assistant
Thom Jones ... dialect coach
Maxime Lamothe ... production assistant
Eva Quintero ... Assistant Production Coordinator
Daniel Williams-Lopez ... Mr. Tooley

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Also Known As
  • Billie (United States)
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