2017 Oscar Contenders - Best Picture (42 movies items)
Director: Denzel Washington
Writers: August Wilson
Cast: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis
Release Date: December 25th
Plot Synopsis: Set in the 1950s, Fences centers on 53-year-old Troy Maxon, an urban trash collector haunted by his unfulfilled dream of becoming a baseball star.
Pros: Washington's first two directorial efforts, Antwone Fisher and The Great Debaterswere met with critical acclaim, as was the play that the film is based on, which has won several Tony awards (including two for Washin"