Fences (2016)

Some people build fences to keep people out, and other people build fences to keep people in.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2016-12-16
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 1520 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 19min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paramount
  • Production Country: Canada, United States of America
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In 1950s Pittsburgh, a frustrated African-American father struggles with the constraints of poverty, racism, and his own inner demons as he tries to raise a family.

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  • Denzel Washington

    as Troy Maxson
  • Viola Davis

    as Rose Maxson
  • Stephen Henderson

    as Jim Bono
  • Jovan Adepo

    as Cory Maxson
  • Russell Hornsby

    as Lyons Maxson
  • Mykelti Williamson

    as Gabriel Maxson
  • Saniyya Sidney

    as Raynell Maxson
  • Lesley Boone

    as Evangelist Preacher
  • Christopher Mele

    as Deputy Commissioner
  • Jason Silvis

    as Garbage Truck Driver
  • Tra'Waan Coles

    as Towns person
  • Joe Fishel

    as Parade Marcher
Directing Denzel Washington Director
Camera Charlotte Bruus Christensen Director of Photography
Writing August Wilson Screenplay
Writing August Wilson Theatre Play
Production Scott Rudin Producer
Production Denzel Washington Producer
Sound Marcelo Zarvos Music
Editing Hughes Winborne Editor
Production Victoria Thomas Casting
Art David Gropman Production Design
Art Karen Schulz Gropman Art Direction
Art Gregory A. Weimerskirch Art Direction
Art Rebecca Brown Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Sharen Davis Costume Design
Art Maggie Adams Art Department Coordinator
Art Buster Pile Construction Coordinator
Art Kevin Ladson Property Master
Art Bob Feltman Assistant Property Master
Sound Jay B. Richardson Music Editor
Costume & Make-Up Jodie Stern Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Suzy Freeman Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Angela Vesco Key Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Ric Spencer Key Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Bobbi-Jo Napoletano Seamstress
Costume & Make-Up Jesse Trevino Ager/Dyer
Production Andrew Hadzopoulos Casting Associate
Production Linda Weaver Casting Associate
Lighting Ed Maloney Gaffer
Camera David J. Thompson Steadicam Operator
Lighting Chris Muchow Rigging Gaffer
Camera Peter Clemence Dolly Grip
Lighting Nick Zinobile Rigging Grip
Crew Juan Melgoza Sequence Supervisor
Visual Effects Meg Bailey Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Brian Drewes Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Sean Devereaux Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Doug Spilatro Visual Effects Supervisor
Sound Judah Getz ADR & Dubbing
Sound Chris Navarro ADR & Dubbing
Sound Michelle Pazer ADR Editor
Sound David Jobe Foley
Sound Edmond J. Coblentz Jr. Foley Editor
Sound D. Chris Smith Foley Editor
Sound Scott Millan Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Gregg Rudloff Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Per Hallberg Supervising Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Nancy Keslar Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Brian Badie Key Hair Stylist
Costume & Make-Up Rachel Geary Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Debi Young Makeup Artist
Editing Bob Peishel Digital Intermediate
Production Dale Wells Executive Producer