Posted Fri Feb 17, 2017 at 12:00 PM PST by Tom Landy
The Oscar-nominated drama starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis arrives on home video next month.
In an early announcement to retailers, Paramount says 'Fences' will hit Blu-ray on March 14.
Hailed by critics and audiences alike, Fences has been nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor (Denzel Washington), Best Supporting Actress (Viola Davis) and Best Adapted Screenplay (August Wilson). Fences also has been 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 "connects with people on a deep, emotional level" (Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Times) and pulses with the universal truths of love and forgiveness, despite what lies beyond your own fence.
The release will feature 1080p video, a lossless 7.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: 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.
You can find the latest specs for 'Fences' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under March 14.
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