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Fences [videorecording(DVD)] / 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 (expression)). 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).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Camosun College Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Lansdowne Library PN 1997.2 F46 2017 (Text) 26040003298847 Media Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen [edition].
  • 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 CHV rating: PG; for violence and coarse language.
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.

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