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I ramble about a number of things - but travel experiences, movies and music feature prominently. See my label cloud for a better idea. All comnments and opinions on this blog are my own, and do not in any way reflect the opinions/position of my employer (past/current/future).

12 April 2017

Movie: Fences

The performance is like a play - very strong dialogue and minimal changes in sets - but that does not distract from some amazing performances; especially Viola Davies and Denzel Washington. Set in the late 50's; it's the story of a low skilled worker; a garbage collector - partly his reminisces and partly a story about the conflicts in his current life. It's a difficult story, about sacrifices, about difficulties of racial discrimination, of difficult upbringing, of living paycheck to paycheck, of community and above else relationships. But it's the performances that is the real highlight of the movie. 

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