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Fences / 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. (Added Author). Washington, Denzel, 1954- actor, film producer, film director. (Added Author). Black, Todd, film producer. (Added Author). Wilson, August, screenwriter. (Added Author). Davis, Viola, 1965- actor. (Added Author). Henderson, Stephen, 1949- actor. (Added Author). Adepo, Jovan, actor. (Added Author). Hornsby, Russell, actor. (Added Author). Williamson, Mykelti, actor. (Added Author). Sidney, Saniyya, actor. (Added Author). Zarvos, Marcelo, composer (expression) (Added Author). Davis, Sharen, costume designer. (Added Author). Winborne, Hughes, editor of moving image work. (Added Author). Gropman, David, production designer. (Added Author). Christensen, Charlotte Bruus, director of photography. (Added Author). Wilson, August. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Fences. (Added Author). Bron Studios, presenter, production company. (Added Author). Macro Media, presenter, production company. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation, presenter, film distributor. (Added Author). Music by Marcelo Zarvos ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; editor, Hughes Winborne ; production designer, David Gropman ; director of photography, Charlotte Bruus Christensen. (Cast).
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  • 24 of 33 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Kershaw County Library System.

Current holds

1 current hold with 33 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kershaw - Camden Library DVD Fences (Text) 33255003393593 Adult DVD Checked out 05/22/2018

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, California : Paramount Pictures, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Wide screen.
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 Awards, 2017: Best supporting actress (Davis)
Subject: Video recordings.
DVD-Video discs.
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: Social problem films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
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