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The United States Vs. Billie Holiday

The United States Vs. Billie Holiday

Drama | English

Company

Sierra/Affinity


Cast & Crew

Director

Lee Daniels

Producers

Jordan Fudge, Lee Daniels, Joe Roth, Jeff Kirschenbaum, Pamela Oas Williams, Tucker Tooley

Writers

Suzan-Lori Parks, Lee Daniels

Cast

Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes, Garrett Hedlund, Natasha Lyonne


Synopsis

The legendary Billie Holiday, one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time, spent much of her career being adored by fans across the globe, all while the Federal Department of Narcotics targeted her with an undercover sting operation led by black Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher, with whom she had a tumultuous affair. Inspired by her life story, THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY intimately examines her struggles with addiction, fame and heartbreaking love.


Completion Year

2021


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