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Bessie (2015)

15 05/16/2015 (US) DramaMusicTV Movie 1h 47m

Survival began with a song

Overview

The story of legendary blues performer, Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.

  1. Dee Rees

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. Christopher Cleveland

    Screenplay

  3. Bettina Gilois

    Screenplay

  4. Horton Foote

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Queen Latifah

    Queen Latifah

    Bessie Smith

  2. Mo'Nique

    Mo'Nique

    Ma Rainey

  3. Mike Epps

    Mike Epps

    Richard

  4. Tika Sumpter

    Tika Sumpter

    Lucille

  5. Michael Kenneth Williams

    Michael Kenneth Williams

    Jack Gee

  6. Charles S. Dutton

    Charles S. Dutton

    William 'Pa' Rainey

  7. Bryan Greenberg

    Bryan Greenberg

    John Hammond

  8. Oliver Platt

    Oliver Platt

    Carl Van Vechten

  9. Khandi Alexander

    Khandi Alexander

    Viola

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Full Cast & Crew

Bessie
Bessie

Status Released

Original Language English

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Content Score

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