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Title Bessie [dvd] / HBO Films presents a Flavor Unit Entertainment production and a Zanuck Company production ; story by Dee Rees and Horton Foote ; screenplay by Dee Rees and Christopher Cleveland & Bettina Gilois ; directed by, Dee Rees
Distributed New York, NY : HBO Home Video, [2015]
ITEM LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Rodman Main Ad Entertainment DVD  B559    AVAILABLE
 Louisville Adult DVD Fiction  DVD/DRAMA    AVAILABLE
Descript 1 videodisc (135 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Content two-dimensional moving image tdi
Media video v
Carrier videodisc vd
Descript digital optical rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Made-for-TV movies. lcgft
Tech Details DVD, widescreen presentation, region 1
Language English, French or Spanish language tracks; English, French or Spanish subtitles
Performer(S) Queen Latifah, Michael Kenneth Williams, Khandi Alexander, Mike Epps, Tory Kittles, Tika Sumpter, Oliver Platt, Bryan Greenberg, Charles S. Dutton, Mo'nique
Audience Rating: TVMA
Summary Bessie Smith's transformation from a struggling young singer into 'The Empress of the Blues', who became one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and is an enduring icon today
Note Special features: Bessia : a creative journey : an exclusive, in-depth look at the collaborative process in bring "Bessie" to life on screen. Featuring interviews with Queen Latifah, Michael Kenneth Williams, Mo'Nique, director/co-writer Dee Rees and cast and crew
Subject Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937 -- Drama
African American women singers -- Biography -- Drama
Women blues musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Drama
Genre Made-for-TV movies.
Biographical films.
Alt Author Rees, Dee, film director
Queen Latifah, 1970- actor
Williams, Michael Kenneth, actor
Alexander, Khandi, 1957-
Epps, Mike
Kittles, Tory
Sumpter, Tika
Platt, Oliver
Greenberg, Bryan
Dutton, Charles S
Mo'Nique, actor
HBO Video (Firm), film distributor
ISBN/ISSN 883929477333
Music # 1000568303 Home Box Office
3000064724 HBO Home Entertainment
2000112261 HBO Home Entertainment

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