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”. Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson’s play. Stars Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis and Glynn Turman.
Want to know more? Read Steve Rose’s interview with Denzel Washington and Viola Davis about the making of the the film.