Fences (12A)

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From the archive

This film was last shown on 9 March 2017

Some people build fences to keep people out — and other people build fences to keep people in. Academy Award winner Denzel Washington and Academy Award nominee Viola Davis deliver the “performance-driven masterpiece” of the year in the film adaptation of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Set in 1950s Pittsburgh, the film takes a passionate look at former Negro-league baseball player Troy Maxson (Washington) as he fights to provide for those he loves in a world that threatens to push him down. Washington's directorial triumph connects with people on a deep, emotional level and pulses with the universal truths of love and forgiveness, despite what lies beyond your own fence.

Director
Denzel Washington
Duration
139 minutes
Cast
Denzel Washington, Stephen Henderson, Viola Davis

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