Denzel Washington and Viola Davis
Based on August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play about the life of African-american garbo Troy Maxson and his wife Rose in 1957 Pittsburgh, Fences is pretty intense. Denzel is charming as rogue Troy – but it isn’t long before your admiration turns sour as he reveals himself as a man drowning in self-pity. Rose’s anger unleashed will leave you breathless. WHERE TO WATCH IT In cinemas now. WHO WILL LIKE IT Fans of gritty dramas with bite. WHAT THE STAR SAYS
Viola Davis: “It’s special, but having been in many of [August’s] plays, it’s always special.”
Viola is hotly tipped for Best Supporting Actress.