The Shawshank Redemption

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The Shawshank Redemption

Poster for the movie ""
Release Date  23 September 1994 (2 h 22 min)
Directed by  Frank Darabont
Writer  Frank Darabont
Composer  Thomas Newman
Genres  Drama, Crime
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Synopsis and Details

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

  • Revenue  $28,341,469
  • Budget  $25,000,000
  • Language  English


Overview

Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.


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  • Movie Rating  Masterpiece
  • Movie Language  English
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