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Author: Denzel WashingtonScott RudinTodd BlackAugust WilsonViola DavisAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, California : Paramount Pictures, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Historical films
Social problem films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Drama
Named Person: August Wilson; August Wilson
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Denzel Washington; Scott Rudin; Todd Black; August Wilson; Viola Davis; Stephen Henderson; Jovan Adepo; Russell Hornsby; Mykelti Williamson; Saniyya Sidney; Charlotte Bruus Christensen; David Gropman; Hughes Winborne; Sharen Davis; Marcelo Zarvos; Paramount Pictures Corporation,; Bron Studios,; Macro Media,
ISBN: 9786316773265 6316773269
Language Note: English dialogue; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; optional English described video; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
OCLC Number: 972884896
Notes: Based on August Wilson's Pulitzer prize-winning play.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Special features: Previews.
Credits: Director of photography, Charlotte Bruus Christensen ; production designer, David Gropman ; edited by Hughes Winborne ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; music by Marcelo Zarvos.
Cast: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, Saniyya Sidney.
Awards: Academy Award, 2016: Best supporting actress (Davis).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements, language and some suggestive references; CHV rating: PG; for violence and coarse language.
Description: 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Other Titles: Fences (Motion picture : 2016)
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures presents ; in association with Bron Creative ; in association with Macro Media ; directed by Denzel Washington ; screenplay by August Wilson ; produced by Scott Rudin, Denzel Washington, Todd Black.

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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.
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