Director: Denzel Washington
Cast: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson
Plot: A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.
Awards: Won 1 Oscar - Best Supporting Actress. Nom. for 3 Oscars - Best Picure, Best Leading Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay.
Rating: PG for thematic elements, language and some suggestive references.
Distributor: Paramount Pictures
IN RETROSPECT (Spoilers: NO)
My review written for CatchPlay Singapore is available here:
Verdict: Immaculate, emotionally resonant performances are lined up in this high-fidelity screen adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
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Immaculate, emotionally resonant performances are lined up in this high-fidelity screen adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play ~ 3.5*/B+ [ Dir. Denzel Washington | 2016 | USA | Drama | 139 mins | PG ] FENCES / © Paramount #fences #augustwilson #denzelwashington #violadavis #oscar #pulitzer #america #1950s #stage #screen #drama