The United States vs. Billie Holiday

The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Her voice would not be silenced. Mar. 31, 2021 US. 131 Min. N/A
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Director

Lee Daniels
Director

Cast

Andra Day isBillie Holiday
Billie Holiday
Trevante Rhodes isJimmy Fletcher
Jimmy Fletcher
Garrett Hedlund isHarry Anslinger
Harry Anslinger
Leslie Jordan isReginald Lord Devine
Reginald Lord Devine
Miss Lawrence isMiss Freddy
Miss Freddy
Adriane Lenox isMrs. Fletcher
Mrs. Fletcher
Natasha Lyonne isTallulah Bankhead
Tallulah Bankhead
Rob Morgan isLouis McKay
Louis McKay
Evan Ross isAgent Williams
Agent Williams

Synopsis

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.”

Original title The United States vs. Billie Holiday
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