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Fences

Denzel Washington / CA, US, 2016 / 139 min.

Denzel Washington directed (and played in) his third film, a moving drama about a down-on-its-luck, working class Afro-American family in the 1950s. Troy Maxson is the bitter father who has never got over the fact that his nascent baseball career was ruined by racism.

poster Fences (Denzel Washington, US 2016)
Denzel Washington and Viola Davis star in this kitchen-sink drama set in a black neighbourhood in the 1950s. Troy Maxson works for a cleaning company in Pittsburgh, but once dreamt of a professional baseball career. However, Troy was too old by the time the major leagues finally admitted black players.

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Persons under 12 years must be accompanied by an adultScenes from this movie may cause fearThis movie contains foul languageThis movie contains scenes of explicit discrimination

Director

Denzel Washington

Production year

2016

Country

CA, US

Original title

Fences

Length

139 min.

Language

English

Subtitles

NLD

Format

DCP

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Sidney Poitier & Denzel Washington

Sidney Poitier was Denzel Washington’s shining example. The actors were good friends, but never played in a film together. This summer, Eye brings them together on the big screen for the first time by showing the best of their films.

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