Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
- 1h 34min
- Directed by: George C. Wolfe
- Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Glynn Turman
Film adaptation of August Wilson's play about a trailblazing blues singer and an ambitious horn player in her band.
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Broadcast live on their YouTube channel for the first time, the London Critics' Circle marked their 41st annual film awards with as glitzy an affair as current circumstances permit. Presenters were dressed in their finery, announcing the winners from…
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom10 Dec 2020
The great Chadwick Boseman bows out in this fine August Wilson adaptation, co-starring Viola Davis
The death of the heroically talented Chadwick Boseman, aged just 43, is one of the many horrors that 2020 has thrown at us and, not even four months later, his final film is already upon us. It's an adaptation of the landmark 1982 play from Pulitzer…
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