Bessie (2015)

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

Directing:
  • Dee Rees

Writing:
  • Horton Foote
  • Christopher Cleveland
  • Bettina Gilois

Stars:
Release Date: 2015-05-16
themoviedb icon 6.7/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 107
Michael Kenneth Williams
Michael Kenne...
Jack Gee
Onira Tares
Onira Tares
Chorus Girl #1
Alkoya Brunson
Alkoya Brunso...
Swarm Boy #2
Crystal Lee Brown
Crystal Lee B...
Bessie's Dancer
Terence Rosemore
Terence Rosem...
Detroit Theater Manager
Neko Parham
Neko Parham
Rehearsal Director
Jeremie Harris
Jeremie Harri...
Langston Hughes
Charles S. Dutton
Charles S. Du...
William 'Pa' Rainey
Mike Epps
Mike Epps
Richard
Tory Kittles
Tory Kittles
Clarence
Joe Knezevich
Joe Knezevich
Frank Walker
Swift Rice
Swift Rice
Stage Hand
Mo'Nique
Mo'Nique
Ma Rainey
Queen Latifah
Queen Latifah
Bessie Smith
Tika Sumpter
Tika Sumpter
Lucille
Bryan Greenberg
Bryan Greenbe...
John Hammond
Oliver Platt
Oliver Platt
Carl Van Vechten
Khandi Alexander
Khandi Alexan...
Viola
Jennifer Sears
Jennifer Sear...
Ma's Main Girl
L. Warren Young
L. Warren You...
Sharkish Man
Tia Hendricks
Tia Hendricks
Doreen Dupree
Whitney Goin
Whitney Goin
Fania Van Vechten
Todd Allen Durkin
Todd Allen Du...
Night Club Owner
Jim R. Coleman
Jim R. Colema...
Host
Jessejames Locorriere
Jessejames Lo...
Vanity Fair Editor
Jhoni Davis
Jhoni Davis
Chorus Girl #2
Hunter Womack
Hunter Womack
Roadie #1
Christopher Harvey
Christopher H...
Roadie #2
Marie Burke
Marie Burke
Etta Johnson
Levi Erik
Levi Erik
Benny Goodman
Nicole Spiezio
Nicole Spiezi...
Marguerite d'Alvarez
Bralyn Stokes
Bralyn Stokes
Harry Pace
Sylvester Ambrose James II
Sylvester Amb...
Jack Gee Jr.
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