Cert: 12A – Contains outdated use of racist language.
Denzel Washington / USA 2016 / 2h19m / Digital
Cast: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby.
Adapted for the screen by August Wilson from his Pulitzer Prize winning play of the same name, 'Fences' is directed by and stars Denzel Washington in a role he played to acclaim on the Broadway stage. Set in the 1950s, Washington plays Troy Maxson, a sanitation worker with dashed dreams of baseball stardom. Along with his wife Rose (Viola Davis), Troy raises his son Cory (Jovan Adepo) in inner-city Pittsburgh, his judgement increasingly clouded as he contends with his past, his future and his mortality.