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Fences [videorecording] /

by Rudin, Scott [film producer.]; Black, Todd [film producer.]; Washington, Denzel [film director,]; Davis, Viola [actor.]; Henderson, Stephen McKinley [actor.]; Adepo, Jovan [actor.]; Hornsby, Russell [actor.]; Williamson, Mykelti [actor.]; Wilson, August [screenplay.]; Wilson, August; Paramount Pictures Corporation [presenter,]; Bron Studios [presenter.]; Macro Media [presenter].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Los Angeles, CA : Paramount, [2017]Edition: [English/Spanish/French subtitled version].Description: 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Language note: English dialogue; Spanish, English or French subtitles; described video; closed captioned.Subject(s): Families, Black -- United States -- Drama | Families -- Drama | Fathers and sons -- Drama | Fathers and sons -- United States -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Negro leagues -- Drama | Race relations -- Drama | African American theater -- New York (State) -- New York | Theater -- New York (State) -- New York | Film adaptations | Social problem films | Sports films | Feature films | Fiction films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Video recordings for people with visual disabilitiesCast: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Mckinley Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson.Summary: 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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A black garbage collector named Troy Maxson in 1950s Pittsburgh is bitter that baseball's color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues. Maxson is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones.

DVD, region 1, widescreen; 5.1 Dolby digital.

English dialogue; Spanish, English or French subtitles; described video; closed captioned.

Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Mckinley Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson.

Music, Marcelo Zarvos ; editor, Hughes Winborne ; director of photography, Charlotte Bruus Christensen.

Based on August Wilson's Pulitzer prize-winning masterpiece.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.

Widescreen.

MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements, language and some suggestive references.

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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