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Fences / Paramount Pictures presents ; in association with Bron Creative ; in association with Macro Media ; produced by Scott Rudin, Denzel Washington, Todd Black ; screenplay by August Wilson ; directed by Denzel Washington.

Rudin, Scott, 1958- (film producer.). Washington, Denzel, 1954- (actor,, film producer,, film director.). Black, Todd, (film producer.). Wilson, August, (screenwriter.). Davis, Viola, 1965- (actor.). Henderson, Stephen, 1949- (actor.). Adepo, Jovan, (actor.). Hornsby, Russell, (actor.). Williamson, Mykelti, (actor.). Sidney, Saniyya, (actor.). Zarvos, Marcelo, (composer.). Davis, Sharen, (costume designer.). Winborne, Hughes, (editor of moving image work.). Gropman, David, (production designer.). Christensen, Charlotte Bruus, (director of photography.). Wilson, August. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Fences. (Added Author). Bron Studios, (presenter,, production company.). Macro Media, (presenter,, production company.). Paramount Pictures Corporation, (presenter,, film distributor.). Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, Saniyya Sidney. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 121 of 129 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 129 total copies.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch VID FEN DVD (Text) 34207002063056 VIDA Available -
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron DVD 3137 (Text) 75253000054258 DVD/Drama Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria DRAMA FEN (Text) 37521530722745 AMPL DVD Holdable Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria DRAMA FEN (Text) 37521530832205 AMPL DVD Holdable Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria DRAMA FEN (Text) 37521530832213 AMPL Adult DVD Drama Available -
Attica PL - Attica F FEN DVD (Text) 74231000115695 AV Area Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville DVD ADULT-F FENCES 4777 (Text) 34706001552266 DVD Fiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler DVD 1468 DRA (Text) 34044000913366 DVD Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main DVD FEN (Text) 36803001013429 DVD Available -
Boswell Grant Twp PL - Boswell DVD FEN (Text) 38144000371056 DVD Collection Available -
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, California : Paramount Pictures, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Based on August Wilson's Pulitzer prize-winning play.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music by Marcelo Zarvos ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; editor, Hughes Winborne ; production designer, David Gropman ; director of photography, Charlotte Bruus Christensen.
Participant or Performer Note:
Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, Saniyya Sidney.
Summary, etc.:
In 1950s Pittsburgh, a black garbage collector named Troy Maxson--bitter that baseball's color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues--is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements, language and some suggestive references.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English dialogue; optional English described video; optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Awards Note:
Academy Award, 2016: Best supporting actress (Davis).
Subject: Wilson, August > Film adaptations.
African American families > Drama.
Families > Drama.
Fathers and sons > Drama.
Fathers and sons > United States > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Negro leagues > Drama.
Race relations > Drama.
Sanitation workers > Pennsylvania > Pittsburgh > Drama.
Genre: Social problem films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
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    "Fences is directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson, adapted from Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play. The film stars Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Jovan Adepo, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, and Saniyya Sydney. The film is produced by Scott Rudin, Denzel Washington and Todd Black. Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture."
  • Baker & Taylor
    In 1950s Pittsburgh, a former Negro League baseball player struggles to provide for his family.
  • Universal Studios Home Entert.
    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.

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