In this Oscar-nominated adaptation of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, an African American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life.
"Ringing with both ancient wisdom and searing relevance, Fences feels as if it’s been crafted for the ages, and for this very minute."--Ann Hornaday, Washington Post
Directed by Denzel Washington. Starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. Theatrically released in 2016. 139 Minutes; Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, language and some suggestive references.
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