Fences (2016, USA) 139 mins, Cert. 12A

Screenings at 2.30 & 7.30

Director: Denzel Washington  
Stars: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson
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Once a promising baseball player, Troy (Washington) is haunted by resentment at the racist treatment that has left him earning a living as a garbage collector. Although he’s often charming, Troy’s tight grip over his family has deepening consequences.

While Washington is excellent in this adaptation of August Wilson’s play, Viola Davis’s stunning performance as wife Rose has earned the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award.


Here is a link to a typical enthusiastic but critical Review in The Telegraph 


That review includes a link to a Trailer, which can also be seen below –


David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 13th April 2017

Shows start at 2.30PM and 7.30PM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

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