Adapted from August Wilson’s classic play, and seeing Denzel Washington direct himself and Viola Davis in the stage roles they made iconic, FENCES is an emotional drama of secrets revealed and relationships rocked. In 1950s Pittsburgh, Troy Maxson (Washington) is a former star Negro League baseball player who now works collecting garbage. Proud and blustering, Troy however has a secret. And the revelation of that secret will force resentments and heartbreak to spill from his wife Rose (Davis) and his sons. Expect big awards for this one, especially for Viola Davis.
Golden Globe winner: Best Supporting Actress - Viola Davis.
Release Date: February 9, 2017
Running time: 2hrs 18mins