“Some people build fences to keep people out; other people build fences to keep people in.” Fences is a film version of an August Wilson stage play which won both a Pulitzer and a Tony. (The screenplay was adapted by Wilson before his death.) Set in an African-American working class neighborhood in the 1950s it… [Read More]
The film reflects a slightly romantic view of this period of coming of age. These people are filled with optimism as their lives lay open before them. Of course we know that there will be stumbling blocks in the life ahead of them.
DeSanctis plays the role of Produce with a childlike exuberance often missing in Hollywood today.