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Denzel Washington talks about new film ‘Fences,’ Golden Globe nomination

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Golden Globe winner Denzel Washington is both director and star of “Fences,” the film adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by August Wilson. He portrays a sanitation worker living in 1957 Pittsburgh with his wife and son. Washington tells TODAY it’s a film that is “about the culture” with characters that are “rich and full,” and calls Wilson an American Shakespeare.