|Plot: The story of legendary blues performer Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.
Rating: 6.6/10 (2,794 votes)
Director: Dee Rees
Writer: Dee Rees (screenplay), Christopher Cleveland (screenplay), Bettina Gilois (screenplay), Dee Rees (story), Horton Foote (story)
Stars: Michael Kenneth Williams, Khandi Alexander, Tika Sumpter, Queen Latifah
Runtime: 132 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Released: 16 May 2015