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The Shawshank Redemption

In One Word



Action / Crime

Released By / Year

Warner Bros. / 1994


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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Quick Review

A prison movie about a framed banker becomes so much more than the sum of its parts. There is real soul to this movie.

The feeling I have at the end is unlike anything else. It is the very definition of hope.

Online: Sunday, August 25, 2013