• Bessie (2015)

Bessie

Release Date: 2015

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

Blues singer Bessie Smith (Queen Latifah) rises to fame in the 1920s to become a musical legend.

Cast: Queen Latifah, Michael Kenneth Williams, Khandi Alexander, Mike Epps, Tika Sumpter, Tory Kittles, Oliver Platt, Bryan Greenberg

Director: Dee Rees

Genres: Biography , Docudrama , Music

Production Co: HBO Films

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special
Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special
Winner Outstanding Television Movie