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FILM DETAILS
Runtime 94min
Director George C. Wolfe
Cast Taylour Paige, Chadwick Boseman, Dusan Brown, Jeremy Shamos, Michael Potts, Colman Domingo, Joshua Harto, Jonny Coyne, Viola Dav
Country US
Year 2020
BBFC Guide language, discrimination
Language English
Subtitled N
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

(15)

Winner of 2 Academy Awards – Best Make-Up & Hairstyling and Best Costume Designing

The late Chadwick Boseman puts in an astonishing, award-winning performance in his final film appearance. Directed by George C. Wolfe, and based on an August Wilson play of the same name, this film revolves around Ma Rainey (Viola Davis) and her band who attempt to record a new album in the blistering heat of 1927 Chicago. However, tensions rise when overconfident trumpeter Levee Green (Boseman) tries to arrogantly perform his own compositions, butting heads with both Ma Rainey and the rest of the backing band.

**** “It’s the finest performance of a career that ended way too soon earlier this year.” Amon Warmann, Empire


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Key
HoH = Hard of Hearing 
AD = Audio Described

FILM DETAILS
Runtime 94min
Director George C. Wolfe
Cast Taylour Paige, Chadwick Boseman, Dusan Brown, Jeremy Shamos, Michael Potts, Colman Domingo, Joshua Harto, Jonny Coyne, Viola Dav
Country US
Year 2020
Year language, discrimination
Language English
Subtitled N
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