Good Fences (2003)

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Satirical comedy, set in the mid-70s, about upwardly mobile black attorney Tom, who moves with his family to a posh Connecticut suburb. Keen to embrace his neighbours' WASP values, he takes drastic steps to alleviate their concerns that blacks are "taking over the neighbourhood".

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