Fences is a drama film about the changing African-American experience in 195os America as seen through the eyes of a family, particularly its patriarch. Directed by Denzel Washington, where he also takes on the lead role, the film also stars Viola Davis, Jovan Adepo, Stephen Henderson, Mykelti Williamson, Russell Hornsby, and Saniyya Sidney. With a screenplay written by August Wilson based on his own Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, it was a critical and commercial success.
Troy Maxson (Washington), a former baseball star in the Negro League, lives with his wife, Rose (Davis), and Cory (Adepo) in Pittsburgh in the 1950s. While he earns a respectable, if menial, living as a waste collector, he’s struggling to provide for his family. He has to come to terms with the events in his life while also struggling to accept his son’s dream of becoming a college football player.
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