Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

2020, R, 94 min. Directed by George C. Wolfe. Starring Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo, Michael Potts.

Not reviewed at press time. Viola Davis brings the Mother of the Blues to life, with all the woes that the music business weighed upon her.

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