TIM ROBBINS (The Player, Bob Roberts, The Hudsucker Proxy) and Academy Award nominee, MORGAN FREEMAN (Unforgiven, Driving Miss Daisy, Seven), star in this unforgettable story of hope, friendship and survival inside maximum security jail. From the Stephen King novella "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption" featured in the best seller "Different Seasons". Andy Dufresne (Robbins), a New England banker convicted of murdering his wife and her lover, is sent to Shawshank State Prison where he meets "Red" Redding (Freeman), a seasoned lifer. Despite twenty years on the inside, the prison bars fail to contain their spirits; and the pair forge an unlikely friendship, one that overcomes pain, suffering and ultimately leads to a chance at freedom.
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Play It Again – The Shawshank RedemptionReviewed by Jess Lomas
A tale of overcoming adversity, the triumph of the human spirit, and the power of friendship, set in a men’s prison circa 1946. It hardly stands out on paper as a film that would rank as the all-ti...