Fences

Fences
  • 2016
  • US
  • 2h 19min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Denzel Washington
  • Cast: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson
  • UK release: 10 February 2017

Troy ( Washington) is a proud, tight-fisted, ageing working stiff in 50s Pittsburgh, full of bitterness that God, poverty and segregation ruined his youthful dreams of sporting success. Beautifully shot family drama, superbly acted (especially by Washington and Davis), but it suffers a bit from heavy self-importance and a long running time.

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Performance times

The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, Havant (0.0 miles)

56 East Street, Havant, England, PO9 1BS
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Wed 22 Nov

  • 13:45

Trinity Arts and Leisure, Bedford (0.0 miles)

The Bedford Sixth Form, Bromham Rodad, Bedford, MK40 2QD
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Tue 20 Feb

  • 19:30

Wed 21 Feb

  • 19:30

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Fences

6 Feb 20174 stars

Denzel Washington directs and stars in a powerful adaptation of August Wilson's play, co-starring Viola Davis

Denzel Washington gives a towering performance in the long-awaited screen adaptation of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece Fences, a defining work in 20th century theatre, and a timeless family drama. Washington, who also directs, knows…

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