Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

It's 1927 and the fiery blues legend Gertrude "Ma" Rainey has a golden opportunity to lay down a hit record with her virtuoso band. Inside a cramped Chicago recording studio, the agony and rage bound up in the blues gets amplified when a young talent threatens to dethrone the queen.

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