MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM

Genre   Drama, Music
Casts   Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman, Taylour Paige, Jeremy Shamos

Synopsis  

1920s Chicago as a band of musicians await trailblazing performer, the legendary “Mother of the Blues,” Ma Rainey. 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, 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.

Rating   R
Running Time   1h 34min