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Billie Holiday spent much of her career being adored by fans. In the 1940's, 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."
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 2021-03-31
Runtime 131 minutes
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andrea_kokesch shared a tip "A must watch if you're a fan of Billie Holiday. Very sad , she was so strong"
nita_garcia shared a tip "It hurt to watch this movie... Poor Ms Holiday the pain she carried hurt my soul"
sonia_burton shared a tip "This movie is so moving and jaw dropping."
ellen_yaroch shared a tip "Excellent acting. Magnifying history that sheds past light on racism in US Government ."
shureka_gantt shared a tip "Everything about it!!!!"
jt_macdonald shared a tip "Great cast, terrible writing"
aimee_hernandez_4746 shared a tip "Kept it real"
isabel_ruppel shared a tip "Amazing cinematography and a great bit of black history that normally is forgotten!#poc #drama"
alissa_trella shared a tip "Such a tragic story. On top of being a drug addict, being targeted by the government made her life so much harder."
awesome_user_316341 shared a tip "The best told story of a music icon. Sprinkled with heavy content and history I promise you didn’t know."
cali_holmes shared a tip "Andra Day did a beautiful job portraying the great Lady Day."
tamekia_gardner shared a tip "Extremely, in depth and pulled me all the way in."
leslie_gonsalves shared a tip "Overall a Great movie"
tiffanies_shinin shared a tip "She was sassy, spoke her mind, talented, and fearless and this was a great reflection of the kick ass women she was!"
julia_whitman shared a tip "Audre Day was absolutely brilliant as Billie Holiday!"
everett_meadows shared a tip "Well done"
paulina_laris shared a tip "Music and plot were generally good to sit back and watch. Costumes were beautiful too"
nikita_8058 shared a tip "Educational. Great acting. Made me want to learn more."
nikita_8058 shared a tip "Loved this! Well written. Great performances!"
chaye_chevonne shared a tip "Really good!!!"
dasha_horton_810 shared a tip "Great casting and an amazing film to watch. Recommended for sure."
cornkilla shared a tip "Very educational!!!! A must see"
angela_walker_1307 shared a tip "Great movie! Really shows Andreas amazing acting skills"
layla_higgins shared a tip "So good"
emily_brown_4145 shared a tip "A little ruff but a great watch. Shows the world in a different time if not a little washed out."
meg_kinane shared a tip "Fantastic movie!!"
shannon_porter shared a tip "Was genuinely great movie"
kara_demetropoulos shared a tip "Much darker than I expected, but very good."