The United States vs Billie Holiday

Girls School


With the lead nominated for Best Actress, this biographical film retells the true story of an uncover sting against the beloved Jazz singer, Billie Holiday.

Billie Holiday spent much of her career being adored by fans. In the 1940s, the government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming to stop her from singing her controversial ballad, “Strange Fruit”.

Director: Lee Daniels
Cast: Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes, Garrett Hedlund, Leslie Jordan, Miss Lawrence, Adriane Lenox, Natasha Lyonne, Rob Morgan
Genre: Drama | Biographical
Rated: Check the classification
Run time: 2h 10
Year of Release: 2021

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