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Title Fences [videorecording] / 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.

Publication Info. Hollywood, California : Paramount Pictures, [2017]


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Description 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in. stamping rda
Description digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1
NTSC rda
video file region 1 rda
DVD video
Motion pictures lcgft
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language English dialogue, optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities; closed-captioned.
Cast Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, Saniyya Sidney.
Credits Music by Marcelo Zarvos ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; editor, Hughes Winborne ; production designer, David Gropman ; director of photography, Charlotte Bruus Christensen.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Based on August Wilson's Pulitzer prize-winning play.
Awards Academy Awards, 2017: Best supporting actress (Davis)
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.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements, language and some suggestive references.
Subject 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.
Genre/Form Social problem films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Added Author 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.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Wilson, August. Fences
Bron Studios, presenter, production company.
Macro Media, presenter, production company.
Paramount Pictures Corporation, presenter, film distributor.
Standard No. 032429263520
Music No. 59183768000 Paramount
2070772 Paramount (container)

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