The Resource 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

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

Label
Fences
Title
Fences
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Production designer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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
Awards note
Academy Awards, 2017: Best supporting actress (Davis)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Marcelo Zarvos ; costume designer, Sharen Davis ; edited by Hughes Winborne ; production designer, David Gropman ; director of photography, Charlotte Bruus Christensen
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements, language and some suggestive references
  • CHV rating: PG; for violence and coarse language
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • English dialogue; optional English described video; optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.F46 2017
PerformerNote
Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, Saniyya Sidney
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1958-
  • 1954-
  • 1965-
  • 1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rudin, Scott
  • Washington, Denzel
  • Black, Todd
  • Wilson, August
  • Davis, Viola
  • Henderson, Stephen
  • Adepo, Jovan
  • Hornsby, Russell
  • Williamson, Mykelti
  • Sidney, Saniyya
  • Zarvos, Marcelo
  • Davis, Sharen
  • Winborne, Hughes
  • Gropman, David
  • Christensen, Charlotte Bruus
  • Wilson, August
  • Bron Studios
  • Macro Media
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
138
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American families
  • Families
  • Fathers and sons
  • Fathers and sons
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Negro leagues
  • Race relations
  • Sanitation workers
  • Wilson, August
Technique
live action
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Wide screen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2016
  • Based on August Wilson's Pulitzer prize-winning play
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn972884896
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429263520
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 59183768000
  • 2070772
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o972884896
  • (OCoLC)972884896
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Wide screen
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2016
  • Based on August Wilson's Pulitzer prize-winning play
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn972884896
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
032429263520
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 59183768000
  • 2070772
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o972884896
  • (OCoLC)972884896
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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