In October 2006, the United States government decided to build a 700 mile fence along its Mexican border. Three years and 3.1 billion dollars later, award-winning director Rory Kennedy ... See full summary »
Fleeing from the Russian secret police, a young Estonian fencer is forced to return to his homeland, where he becomes a physical education teacher at a local school. The past however catches up and puts him in front of a difficult choice.
Billy Wirth gives another great performance in The Fence and it's one that leaves you feeling a strong sense of what his character is going thru. You may feel somewhat sad for the character "Terry Griff" as the story unfolds. Terry is pretty much dealt a bad hand in life from the beginning but appears to be of kind heart and good intentions. Leaving his past behind; watching him trying to establish a new beginning and seeing good fortune continually pass him by will make any viewer feel remorse. It is a struggle with living life, taking things as they come and getting another chance to travel a different road unless fate really has it already mapped out. This one is certainly 'Wirth' seeing.
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