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Tensions rise when the trailblazing Mother of the Blues and her band gather at a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Adapted from August Wilson's play.

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Directed by

George C. Wolfe

Written by

Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Writer)
August Wilson (Theatre Play)

Runtime

94 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

It would be an empty world without the blues.

Cast

Keywords

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#44 on Indiewire