A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.
The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.
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Troy Maxson makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Maxson once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was deemed too old when the major leagues began admitting black athletes. Bitter over his missed opportunity, Troy creates further tension in his family when he squashes his son's chance to meet a college football recruiter. Written by
Viola Davis's performance is campaigned as supporting during awards season. This placement was seen as category fraud by some awards pundits. In an interview with Deadline, Denzel Washington said he disagreed with the placement, but that is was Davis' own decision, which would improve her chances of winning. See more »
When Troy and Bono are talking, a tan 1955 Pontiac Chieftain two-door is parked at the curb. It has Buick Wildcat wheels, which were not introduced until 1961, well after the date the scene is set. See more »
Denzel Washington as Director and lead actor of the movie Fences is excellent. Denzel Washington as a middle aged Troy Maxson and his wife Viola Davis as Rose Maxson seemed too real. Perfect mannerisms of a black, happy husband and wife. Stephen Henderson ( seen recently in Manchester by the sea)as Troy's friend for years was terrific. Troy, disciplined in his own way, has his share of foibles. Rose recognizes his pitfalls and is strong in her own opinions about how people have to be dealt with. Rose shows her maternal instincts in dealing with Troy's mentally disturbed brother Gabriel. Rose is lovable and kind . Rose respects Troy's son Lyons. And then of course their son Cory who is not too happy with dad's interference in his desire to play football. Rose does extremely well in taking care of Raynell because she is motherless and does not hesitate telling her husband Troy that now he has no woman in his life. Script is great . I enjoyed the screenplay , Direction, acting . Oscar worthy. Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson... terrific.
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