Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: Directed by George C. Wolfe. With Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Colman Domingo, Glynn Turman. Tensions rise when trailblazing blues singer Ma Rainey and her band gather at a recording studio in Chicago in 1927.
- George C. Wolfe
- Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. 2020 | R | 1h 34m | Dramas. Tensions and temperatures rise at a Chicago music studio in 1927 when fiery, fearless blues singer Ma Rainey joins her band for a recording session. Starring: Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman.
- George C. Wolfe
- 94 min
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is a 2020 American biographical musical drama film directed by George C. Wolfe and written by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, based on the 1982 play of the same name by August Wilson. The film stars Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman (in his final film role), Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo, and Michael Potts.
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Synopsis. On July 2, 1927, Ma Rainey is a highly regarded, strong willed blues singer who has recently been contracted by white producers. A recording session for songs by Ma is scheduled by her manager Irvin to take place at Paramount recording studios in Chicago. Seasoned Georgia Jazz Band members Toledo, Cutler, and Slow Drag arrive on time ...
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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is a movie adaptation produced by Denzel Washington, Todd Black and Dany Wolf of the same-named play by August Wilson. Starting the movie I thought it would be about a trumpeter learning from Ma Rainey and becoming famous. I was wrong.
Nov 20, 2020 · In “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” the fruits of Levee’s horn blow him in the other direction. His condemnation arrives in the form of a White band eventually playing the music he one called his own. This is the bitter irony of the play, a tragic commentary on the realities facing Black musicians of the day.
Dec 17, 2020 · Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. NYT Critic's Pick. Directed by George C. Wolfe. Drama, Music. R. 1h 34m. Find Tickets. When you purchase a ticket for an independently reviewed film through our site, we ...
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