Billie

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"She sang the truth, she paid the price"
  • NR
  • 2020
  • 6.8  (573)
  • 71

'Lady Day' was one of the greatest jazz vocalists the world ever heard. In 1971, journalist Linda Lipnack Kuehl set out to write the definitive biography of Billie Holiday. Before her mysterious death in 1978, Lipnack Kuehl had taped over 200 hours of interviews. The tapes have never been heard. Now they form the basis of an atmospheric, multi-layered documentary that captures the many complex facets of a proud black woman, violent drug addict, loyal friend, vindictive lover and unforgettable singer of 'God Bless The Child', 'Saddest Tale' and the haunting 'Strange Fruit'.

Billie
Billie
Billie

Trailer - 1 min 59 sec

Description
'Lady Day' was one of the greatest jazz vocalists the world ever heard. In 1971, journalist Linda Lipnack Kuehl set out to write the definitive biography of Billie Holiday. Before her mysterious death in 1978, Lipnack Kuehl had taped over 200 hours of interviews. The tapes have never been heard. Now they form the basis of an atmospheric, multi-layered documentary that captures the many complex facets of a proud black woman, violent drug addict, loyal friend, vindictive lover and unforgettable singer of 'God Bless The Child', 'Saddest Tale' and the haunting 'Strange Fruit'.

Billie is a 2020 documentary. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8 and a MetaScore of 71.

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  • Release Date
    2020
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (573)
  • Metascore
    71