10 Things I Learned about Fences

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by Kiki

  1.  Denzel Washington directed the movie.
  2.   You gotta take the “crookeds with the straights”.
  3.   Lots of baseball analogies.
  4. Denzel Washington also wrote a song for the movie.
  5. Denzel was in the Broadway revival.  James Earl Jones was in the original Broadway production.
  6. There are parallels with Death of a Salesman
  7. Mykelti Williamson is superb as Gabe.
  8. Takes place in Pittsburgh, PA
  9. Takes place in 1957, the year I was born.
  10. August Wilson wrote the screenplay.

Peace, love, gratitude, compassion and blessings

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