Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Tensions and temperatures rise over the course of an afternoon recording session in 1920s Chicago as a band of musicians await trailblazing performer, the legendary "Mother of the Blues," Ma Rainey (Academy Award® winner Viola Davis). Late to the session, the fearless, fiery Ma engages in a battle of wills with her white manager and producer over control of her music. As the band waits in the studio's claustrophobic rehearsal room, ambitious trumpeter Levee (Chadwick Boseman) - who has an eye for Ma's girlfriend and is determined to stake his own claim on the music industry - spurs his fellow musicians into an eruption of stories revealing truths that will forever change the course of their lives. Adapted from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's play, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM celebrates the transformative power of the blues and the artists who refuse to let society's prejudices dictate their worth. Directed by George C. Wolfe and adapted for the screen by Ruben ...

  • George C. Wolfe

Release Date: 2020-12-18
IMDb icon 7.3/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
Who is the director of the movie Ma Rainey's Black Bottom?
This tv-show was directed by George C. Wolfe.
What is the genre of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom?
The tv-show belongs to the genres of Drama, Music.
Who starred in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom?
Many famous actors starred in this tv-show, here are the names of the most famous: Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Colman Domingo, Glynn Turman, Michael Potts.
What is Ma Rainey's Black Bottom IMDB Ranking?
At the moment, the rating is 7.3.
When was Ma Rainey's Black Bottom released?
The start date for this tv-show on USA TV is 2020-12-18.