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The United States vs. Billie Holiday

130 minutes 2021 6.2

Director Lee Daniels (Precious) tells the story of how the US government mercilessly pursued the legendary Billie Holiday. When her sensational 'Strange Fruit', in which the lyrics tell of lynching in the Southern States, was released, it shook American society. As Holiday was known to use drugs, agent Jimmy Fletcher went undercover to keep track of her and a close relationship arose between the two.

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Category: Feature Film
Genre: Biography, drama, musical
Actors: Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes, Tyler James Williams, Garrett Hedlund, Natasha Lyonne
Author: Johann Hari
Director: Lee Daniels
Producer: Jordan Fudge, Jeff Kirschenbaum, Joe Roth, Tucker Tooley, Pamela Oas Williams
Script: Suzan-Lori Parks
Country: USA
Language: English