Wednesday 7th June 2017
Academy Award® winner Denzel Washington directs and stars in the powerful and moving drama Fences, arriving on Blu-ray and DVD 12th June 2017 from Paramount Home Entertainment.
Hailed by critics and audiences alike, Fences was nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor (Denzel Washington), Best Supporting Actress (Viola Davis) and Best Adapted Screenplay (August Wilson). Fences was also named one of the best films of the year by the American Film Institute, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, the Producers Guild of America and more. In addition, Washington and Viola Davis both won SAG Awards for their performances and Davis' transcendent performance earned her the 2017 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and more than a dozen critics' group awards.
Adapted by legendary writer August Wilson from his own renowned play, Fences follows former Negro-league baseball player Troy Maxson (Washington) in 1950s Pittsburgh as he fights to provide for those he loves in a world that threatens to push him down. An unforgettable and timeless masterpiece, Fences pulses with the universal truths of love and forgiveness, despite what lies beyond your own fence.
The Fences Blu-ray includes over 30 minutes of fascinating bonus content. With interviews from the cast and crew, including actor/director Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, discover how August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play was adapted from stage to screen. Plus, visit the movie's Pittsburgh set, learn how Davis prepared for her award-winning performance, and much more.
- Expanding the Audience: From Stage to Screen
- The Company of Fences
- Building Fences: Denzel Washington
- Playing the Part: Rose Maxson
- August Wilson's Hill District
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.