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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
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3 Stars
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Primary Location: First Saw: Saw at/with: Suzy
Rating: R Year: 2020 Category: Drama Musical
Director: George C. Wolfe Time: 94 min. Writer: Ruben Santiago-Hudson & August Wilson

Mine: Excellent performance by the entire cast make a good, if some what talky, movie. It does show it's roots as a play. Boseman and his character are at the center and he is terrific.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey, her ambitious horn player and the white management determined to control the uncontrollable "Mother of the Blues".
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