Columbia Pictures | Release Date: September 1, 1994
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GabrielHU3ttdz6Jul 28, 2017
A parody of better movies. This movie was made for people with no brains or low intellect. It doesn't even deserved an Oscar nomination. Maybe that's why in serious lists, this isn't even in Top 100.
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ElliottGreen200May 12, 2017
This movie is a classic! One of the best Hollywood films in history, great acting, good character development and a great on screen portrail of a very harsh prison.
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MetaflixApr 24, 2017
There are only two films in my registry that have earned a perfect 10 out of 10 rating: Citizen Kane and The Shawshank Redemption.

Citizen Kane earns it for re-writing the rules of filmmaking, doing so in daring and extraordinary fashion.
There are only two films in my registry that have earned a perfect 10 out of 10 rating: Citizen Kane and The Shawshank Redemption.

Citizen Kane earns it for re-writing the rules of filmmaking, doing so in daring and extraordinary fashion.

The Shawshank Redemption earns it for perfecting those re-written rules. Every facet of movie making--from the script to the acting to the directing to the cinematography to the editing to the score--are done to the highest degree of precision and expression.

As a result, viewers experience the full spectrum of human emotions over the course of the movie. When asked, "What is it that people love so much about movies?" My answer is always the same: because they make us FEEL. Happiness, sadness, terror, love ... whatever the emotion, it's the act of feeling that creates that indelible bond between the person and the picture.
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daviddelnorte23Apr 14, 2017
'Cadena perpetúa' es de esas películas que te llegan ya sea por sus diálogos, ya sea por su sencillez o ya sea por lo que al final acaba siendo, una historia de amistad y esperanza. Una historia en la que el personaje de Tom Robbins (¿El'Cadena perpetúa' es de esas películas que te llegan ya sea por sus diálogos, ya sea por su sencillez o ya sea por lo que al final acaba siendo, una historia de amistad y esperanza. Una historia en la que el personaje de Tom Robbins (¿El protagonista?) es injustamente encarcelado, pero no se queja y lucha día a día por salir a base de decisiones inteligentes y atrevidas. Es de esas películas que a veces caen en lo sensible, pero que está totalmente justificado, por la tortura que supone la condena perpetúa. Y también es de esas películas que el final te pone una sonrisa y una lágrima independientemente de como te gusten los finales.

En cuanto a lo técnico, es un film que está magníficamente escrito con un giro al final del mismo que cuando te lo cuentan te quedas con cara de: "aaaaaaaahhh claro, osea que eso tenía sentido.."

La labor de los actores es inmensa con un casi perfecto Morgan freman y un increíble Tim Robbins. Los cuales están secundados por unos actorazos que bordan el papel.

En definitiva, esta película nos mete de lleno en la vida en la prisión y como cada individuo lleva la condena a su manera, y no evita mostrarte también las partes mas corruptas y oscuras de las mismas. Peliculón a ver si o si. Un 9.
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ZerpnosMar 5, 2017
İnsana çok güzel şeyler katan ve asla umudumuzu yitirmememiz gerektiğini bizlere aşılayan, Küçücük şeylerle ne kadar büyük işler yapılabileceğini ve akıllıca davranınca nelerin olabileceğini gösteren bir film. Mükemmel bir yapım.İnsana çok güzel şeyler katan ve asla umudumuzu yitirmememiz gerektiğini bizlere aşılayan, Küçücük şeylerle ne kadar büyük işler yapılabileceğini ve akıllıca davranınca nelerin olabileceğini gösteren bir film. Mükemmel bir yapım.
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MasterRileyJan 1, 2017
The Shawshank Redemption is an amazing film about a man named Andy who is given 2 life sentences in prison for being accused of murdering his wife and her new lover. The opening scene of the movie is probably the most captivating opening I'veThe Shawshank Redemption is an amazing film about a man named Andy who is given 2 life sentences in prison for being accused of murdering his wife and her new lover. The opening scene of the movie is probably the most captivating opening I've ever seen. You immediately are hooked into the character and story. The casting and performances from all are top notch and fully make you believe in their character and motivations. And the writing is also brilliant; as it creates interesting characters and relationships, and provides lots of surprises along the way. This is easily one of my favourite movies of all time and is a must see for all. Expand
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ThreeboxIndoorsDec 26, 2016
Easily one of the best films of all time. The story, the characters, the acting, the pacing, all of it is top-notch. It has such a heartwarming ending, and a plot twist which will make you want to re-watch it many times. There are some veryEasily one of the best films of all time. The story, the characters, the acting, the pacing, all of it is top-notch. It has such a heartwarming ending, and a plot twist which will make you want to re-watch it many times. There are some very suspenseful scenes, some terrifying scenes, and some heartwarming ones. There is a great message saying that you should never fear anything, and there is always hope no matter what the situation is. You can see the anger on Andy's face, an innocent man convicted of a murder he didn't commit, and now he has to live in a hell he doesn't deserve to be in. But due to that satisfying plot twist, when you watch this movie again, his character becomes even more interesting and the entire movie feels different. This also has to be one of the most well-shot films out there, and it's the same thing with the editing. It is also one of the best films of all time, a great classic, and i'm going to give it a 10/10. Expand
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RainbowDenixAug 5, 2016
Фантазия Стивена Кинга — это феномен. Может он и не воздвиг себе «памятник нерукотворный», однако помнить его будут еще очень долго. Что же сделал Дарабонт? Колоссальный успех был ожидаем. Фрэнк приобрел право на экранизацию данного фильмаФантазия Стивена Кинга — это феномен. Может он и не воздвиг себе «памятник нерукотворный», однако помнить его будут еще очень долго. Что же сделал Дарабонт? Колоссальный успех был ожидаем. Фрэнк приобрел право на экранизацию данного фильма практически бесплатно, по старой дружбе, так сказать. Скажу кратко, что в фильме есть то, чего в книге недоставало. Конечно, рассказ Стивена Кинга назвать постным язык не поворачивается. Но фильм…! Фильм не оставляет конец открытым, и это очень показательно. Не стану говорить о несостыковках сценария с подлинным источником, соблюдено было почти все, даже композиция.

Что касается игры актеров, то Тим Роббинс вовсе не создавал впечатление надменного заключенного. Напротив, Энди Дюфресн показался мне беззащитным малым. А вот Морган Фриман постарался на славу! Пожалуй, лучшая из его ролей! Не знаю, дело ли в симпатии к дедуле Фриману, или его непоколебимый авторитет таким вот образом вуалирует его казусы, но Ред оказался именно таким Редом, каким и должен был стать наяву.

Фильм прекрасен, как бы я хотел пожать руку и Фрэнку Дарабонту, и Стивену Кингу, и Моргану Фриману, и Тиму Роббинсу, но черт возьми, они так далеко.
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vivekamazinNov 20, 2016
The Greatest Movie of All Time, without a doubt undoubtedly!

The Greatest Movie of All Time, without a doubt undoubtedly!

The Greatest Movie of All Time, without a doubt undoubtedly!
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Meth-dudeSep 27, 2016
It was a really well made movie. Entertaining, well acted and interesting. The Shawshank Redemption definitely deserves it's spot as one of the best movie ever made.
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thedaarkbattySep 19, 2016
Eh, this movie honestly deserves a 7/10 at best. but I am giving it a 0/10. I saw it in theaters years ago and really did not think it was THAT good. The acting is bland and the sets are boring. I'm giving it a 0 to balance the score out. Sorry.
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henryesparzaSep 5, 2016
The first time you watch this movie, it is an easy 10/10. No question about it. The relationship the characters build up makes you absolutely love every single one of them. Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman blow it out of the park.
10/10 One of
The first time you watch this movie, it is an easy 10/10. No question about it. The relationship the characters build up makes you absolutely love every single one of them. Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman blow it out of the park.
10/10 One of my favorite movies of all time.
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imjoedavidsonSep 2, 2016
An incredibly touching film. Strong script and a well committed cast, dedicated to telling the story. This film will be remembered and immortalised as a classic.
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pfonsecaAug 25, 2016
This is the most amazing story ever told in a movie I ever saw in my life! From time to time I do need to review it to regain confidence in human life!
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anonymous133Aug 25, 2016
This movie gave me much needed hope. I'm truly inspired. Never has a movie affected me this much. I normaly don't like narrated movies but of course Morgan Freeman can pull it of.
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jazibkhanJul 15, 2016
it is the best movie i have ever watched.without any flaws and great emotions by characters and a great storyline to tell so i recommended this movie to watch
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UNARMED_JORDJun 27, 2016
the shawshank redemption truly shows a side of Stephen king you dont usually see, he goes from his usual Horror and jumps to a story with actual meaning and much like the green mile a few tears
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BerCJun 14, 2016
The artistic medium of film is very subjective. Every audience member has a different set of criteria they use to measure their viewing experience. Not everyone shares the same set of criteria. If we did, what a bland and uninspired worldThe artistic medium of film is very subjective. Every audience member has a different set of criteria they use to measure their viewing experience. Not everyone shares the same set of criteria. If we did, what a bland and uninspired world this would be.

What I Personally Liked About "The Shawshank Redemption":
I want to start off by saying Tim Robbins gave so many wonderful performances in the years leading up to this film that to see the culmination of his charming "every man" character must have been extraordinarily gratifying for him. For fans of his work, it's gratifying as well. Sadly, he seemed content with this peak and would never strive as hard to acquire another in later years. Another note in the casting department is that of Morgan Freeman. A better orator has never existed. His voice is completely recognizable, wholly unforgettable, and delivers narration so spot-on you'd think he was born specifically to breathe life into the words of Ellis Boyd Redding. However, it is not just cast members alone that drive this film. The location used for Shawshank prison is truly a soul-crushing penitentiary that seems to seep the enjoyment of life out of the very bones of the movie's audience members. Roger Deakins's cinematography really helps to emphasize that point with its stark angles and looming panoramic shots. Of course, the story itself plays a big part in the entertainment value. I find it funny that Stephen King has made a memorable name for himself as a master of horror when the most monumental visual accomplishments based off of his work ("Stand by Me," "The Green Mile," this) were all squarely located in the dramatic vein. One has to love the honesty in this motion picture's portrayal of its subject matter as well. It doesn't shy away from its depictions of the brutalities, the horrors, and the corruptible influences of prison life. Frank Darabont's screenplay doesn't seek to glorify incarceration, it only glorifies the indomitable spirit true innocence possesses.

What I Personally Disliked About "The Shawshank Redemption":
Even the best of films can contain a flaw and, for me, the flaw to be found here is in the "fantastic coincidence" (to use the production's own term) of Andy Dufresne's wife and her lover being murdered by someone else the night Andy went to confront them. The level of coincidence is just too great for me and it always seems to take me a few minutes to get past that forced beginning and really sink into the naturalness of the remaining two hours the film provides.

My Overall Impression of "The Shawshank Redemption":
This is a grand testament to the concepts of hope and humanity. It definitely deserves the accolades it has been presented with over the years. Who would have thought that a claustrophobic reformatory drama would be such an essential, such a defining piece of cinematic history?
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kobusJun 10, 2016
Í just love the movie plain and simple my favourite movie of all time. I watched it so many times it is just a timeless movie. Yes there are some cliches but who cares everything works the actors , story, ending it just is perfect for me.Í just love the movie plain and simple my favourite movie of all time. I watched it so many times it is just a timeless movie. Yes there are some cliches but who cares everything works the actors , story, ending it just is perfect for me. Please go watch it if you have not seen it i even bought the blu ray after i have seen the movie so many times. Expand
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homer4presidentMay 29, 2016
The Shawshank Redemption delivers a constant anticipating feeling, mostly because of how well Morgan Freeman's script was wrote. A great narrator in a film causes a very realistic notion, as if a viewer feels like the narrator is having aThe Shawshank Redemption delivers a constant anticipating feeling, mostly because of how well Morgan Freeman's script was wrote. A great narrator in a film causes a very realistic notion, as if a viewer feels like the narrator is having a conversation with them. Expand
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LoveeLandMay 7, 2016
This is easily one of the greatest films of all time. The acting is superb, Morgan Freeman narrates so ill let you figure that out, and the story itself is immaculate. It leaves you speechless at the end and feeling good when you walk away.This is easily one of the greatest films of all time. The acting is superb, Morgan Freeman narrates so ill let you figure that out, and the story itself is immaculate. It leaves you speechless at the end and feeling good when you walk away. It is a shame that you can only truly see it once. Expand
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aadityamudharApr 17, 2016
One of the best movies of all time. Don't deprive yourself of the pleasure of watching such a stellar movie. Go now and watch this movie if you have never seen it. Perfect casting, amazing story, emotional performances. Just perfect.
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MuhammadFalahApr 15, 2016
this is the best movie I've ever seen in my entire life . it's very good drama and surprising end . amazing story and good and perfect acting from Morgan Freeman ,Tim Robbins and Bob Gunton ....it's an amazing movie.
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MovieMasterEddyApr 4, 2016
There are standard ways to stage a prison film and standard ways to tell a story by Stephen King. But "The Shawshank Redemption," based on a King novella and set in the correctional institution of the title, succeeds in avoiding the familiar.There are standard ways to stage a prison film and standard ways to tell a story by Stephen King. But "The Shawshank Redemption," based on a King novella and set in the correctional institution of the title, succeeds in avoiding the familiar.

Without a single riot scene or horrific effect, it tells a slow, gentle story of camaraderie and growth, with an ending that abruptly finds poetic justice in what has come before. The writer and director, Frank Darabont, tells this tale with a surprising degree of loving care.

There are times when "The Shawshank Redemption" comes dangerously close to sounding one of those "triumph of the human spirit" notes. But most of it is eloquently restrained. Despite an excess of voice-over narration and inspirational music, Mr. Darabont's film has a genuine dignity that holds the interest. It is helped greatly by fine, circumspect performances from Morgan Freeman as a rueful lifer named Red and Tim Robbins as Andy, the new kid on the cellblock. The film spans nearly 20 years of friendship between these two.

When Andy is convicted of his wife's murder, the judge pronounces him "a particularly remorseless and icy man." He sustains that chill when he first arrives at Shawshank, remaining aloof from other inmates even when those inmates threaten him with physical harm. "I wish I could tell you that Andy fought the good fight," says Red, who knows Andy has been gang-raped by fellow prisoners, in one of the film's only halfway-brutal episodes. "I wish I could tell you that, but prison is no fairy-tale world."

Needless to say, the heroes of such stories usually do succeed in defending themselves, at least when Hollywood is telling the fairy tale. But "The Shawshank Redemption" has its own brand of iconoclasm, with Mr. Darabont's direction as quiet, purposeful and secretive as Andy is himself.

Eventually Andy begins to fit in, especially after he wows the guards with skills left over from his pre-prison banking career. From the first time he advises one guard to make a one-time-only tax-free gift to his wife, Andy gets a new lease on life as "a convicted murderer who provides sound financial planning."

Andy does special fiscal favors for the warden. ("You know, the funny thing is, on the outside I was an honest man, straight as an arrow," he says about this. "I had to come to prison to be a crook.") He also makes the occasional dramatic gesture, like commandeering the prison's loudspeaker and playing a Mozart aria for all his fellow inmates. The film has a tendency to wax romantic at such moments, but more often it sustains an intelligent reserve.

Mr. Freeman is so quietly impressive here that there's reason to wish Red's role had more range. As written, he spends his time observing Andy fondly and describing prison life. But Mr. Freeman's commanding presence makes him a much stronger figure than that. Mr. Freeman is especially moving when he suggests how dependent Red has become on the prison walls that give shape to his life. Even so, Red has kept his ruefulness. "Only guilty man in Shawshank," he jokes about himself.

Mr. Robbins has the trickier role of someone whose still waters run deep, but whose experience doesn't add up until an exposition-packed denouement. (The film's swift, enjoyably farfetched closing scenes are a sharp reminder of who is the author of this story, after all.) Andy's is the more subdued role, but Mr. Robbins plays it intensely, and he ages effectively from newcomer to father figure during the story. One of Andy's projects is improving the prison library, which once contained nothing but the equivalent of books by Stephen King.

To raise funds for this undertaking, Andy is steady and patient, writing weekly letters to state officials until he gets what he wants. Mr. Darabont, a screenwriter making an impressive directorial debut, works in much the same quietly persistent way. "The Shawshank Conspiracy" takes shape slowly and carefully, displaying an overall subtlety that's surprising in a movie of this genre. In the end, like Andy and Red, it gets to where it wanted to go.
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MovieMasterEdMar 22, 2016
With a legion of titles like Pet Sematary, Firewalker, Sleepwalkers, Maximum Overdrive, and Children of the Corn, it's reasonable not to expect much from Stephen King-inspired motion pictures. Adaptations of the prolific author's workWith a legion of titles like Pet Sematary, Firewalker, Sleepwalkers, Maximum Overdrive, and Children of the Corn, it's reasonable not to expect much from Stephen King-inspired motion pictures. Adaptations of the prolific author's work typically vary from mildly entertaining to virtually unwatchable. There are a few notable exceptions, however; two of which (Stand by Me, Misery) were crafted by widely-respected director Rob Reiner. While The Shawshank Redemption is not a Reiner movie per se, it is a production of Castle Rock Pictures (Reiner's film company), and ranks among the best filmed versions of any King stories to date. (This statement has not changed since I first wrote it in 1994.)

Spanning the years from 1947 through 1966, The Shawshank Redemption takes the "innocent man in prison" theme and bends it at a different angle. Instead of focusing on crusades for freedom, the movie ventures down a less-traveled road, concentrating on the personal cost of adapting to prison life and how some convicts, once they conform, lose the ability to survive beyond the barbed wire and iron bars. As one of the characters puts it: "These [prison] walls are funny. First you hate them, then you get used to them, then you start to depend on them."

Filmed on location in a disused Ohio prison, The Shawshank Redemption is set in a place of perpetual dreariness. What little color there is, is drab and lifeless (lots of grays and muted greens and blues), and there are times when the film is a shade away from black-and-white (give credit to cinematographer Roger Deakins, a longtime Cohen brothers collaborator). It's ironic, therefore, that the central messages are of hope, redemption, and salvation.

First time feature director Frank Darabont helms a fleet of impressive performances. Tim Robbins, as Andrew Dufresne, plays the wrongly convicted man with quiet dignity. Andy's ire is internal; he doesn't rant about his situation or the corruptness of the system that has imprisoned him. His unwillingness to surrender hope wins him the admiration of some and the contempt of others, and allows the audience to identify with him that much more strongly.

Ellis Boyd Redding (Morgan Freeman), or "Red" as his friends call him, is the self-proclaimed "Sears and Roebuck" of the Shawshank Prison (for a price, he can get just about anything from the outside). His is the narrative voice and, for once, the disembodied words aid, rather than intrude upon, the story. Serving a life sentence for murder, Red is a mixture of cynicism and sincerity - a man with a good soul who has done a vile deed. His friendship with Andy is one of The Shawshank Redemption's highlights.

William Sadler (as a fellow prisoner), Clancy Brown (as a sadistic guard), and Bob Gunton (as the corrupt warden) all give fine supporting performances. Newcomer Gil Bellows, in a small but crucial role (that was originally intended for Brad Pitt), brings the poise of a veteran to his portrayal of Tommy Williams, Andy's protege.

Ultimately, the standout actor is the venerable James Whitmore, doing his finest work in years. Whitmore's Brooks is a brilliantly realized character, and the scenes with him attempting to cope with life outside of Shawshank represents one of the film's most moving - and effective - sequences.

Unfortunately, following a solid two hours of thought-provoking drama, the movie deflates like a punctured balloon during its overlong denouement. The too-predictable final twenty minutes move a little slowly, and writer/director Darabont exposes a distressing need to wrap up everything into a tidy little package.

"Salvation lies within," advises Warden Norton at one point. It is the presentation of this theme that makes The Shawshank Redemption unique. Prison movies often focus on the violence and hopelessness of a life behind bars. While this film includes those elements, it makes them peripheral. The Shawshank Redemption is all about hope and, because of that, watching it is both uplifting and cathartic.
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voodoolemonMar 17, 2016
The oldest story ever - good vs evil. AND with evil (arguably) masquerading as good, the triumph of the spirit is elevated to a level few other films have managed to achieve. The performances are truly exceptional and having seen both Tim andThe oldest story ever - good vs evil. AND with evil (arguably) masquerading as good, the triumph of the spirit is elevated to a level few other films have managed to achieve. The performances are truly exceptional and having seen both Tim and Morgan in other films, I would suggest that this is the high point of their respective careers. Few films have such an impact as this - decades later and I can still sit down and watch it as if its my first viewing which I believe is the true test of any great film. I'm not sure Mr Darabont will ever direct another film to this standard - his true magnum opus.
Simply put, a joy to watch. Every time... This film in decades to come will probably achieve legendary status alongside "Citizen Kane", "Wizard of Oz" etc. Unbelievable that critics scored it so low at the time of release. Well, what do they know... ;)
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marceliniJan 10, 2016
Muy buena película, pero no tiene lo suficiente para estar dentro de mis mejores, ni menos para ser la mejor según un popular data base (imdb). En uan sola palabra BUENA.
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TheMovieDoctorJan 7, 2016
With a legion of titles like Pet Sematary, Firewalker, Sleepwalkers, Maximum Overdrive, and Children of the Corn, it's reasonable not to expect much from Stephen King-inspired motion pictures. Adaptations of the prolific author's workWith a legion of titles like Pet Sematary, Firewalker, Sleepwalkers, Maximum Overdrive, and Children of the Corn, it's reasonable not to expect much from Stephen King-inspired motion pictures. Adaptations of the prolific author's work typically vary from mildly entertaining to virtually unwatchable. There are a few notable exceptions, however; two of which (Stand by Me, Misery) were crafted by widely-respected director Rob Reiner. While The Shawshank Redemption is not a Reiner movie per se, it is a production of Castle Rock Pictures (Reiner's film company), and ranks among the best filmed versions of any King stories to date. (This statement has not changed since I first wrote it in 1994.)

Spanning the years from 1947 through 1966, The Shawshank Redemption takes the "innocent man in prison" theme and bends it at a different angle. Instead of focusing on crusades for freedom, the movie ventures down a less-traveled road, concentrating on the personal cost of adapting to prison life and how some convicts, once they conform, lose the ability to survive beyond the barbed wire and iron bars. As one of the characters puts it: "These [prison] walls are funny. First you hate them, then you get used to them, then you start to depend on them."

Filmed on location in a disused Ohio prison, The Shawshank Redemption is set in a place of perpetual dreariness. What little color there is, is drab and lifeless (lots of grays and muted greens and blues), and there are times when the film is a shade away from black-and-white (give credit to cinematographer Roger Deakins, a longtime Cohen brothers collaborator). It's ironic, therefore, that the central messages are of hope, redemption, and salvation.

First time feature director Frank Darabont helms a fleet of impressive performances. Tim Robbins, as Andrew Dufresne, plays the wrongly convicted man with quiet dignity. Andy's ire is internal; he doesn't rant about his situation or the corruptness of the system that has imprisoned him. His unwillingness to surrender hope wins him the admiration of some and the contempt of others, and allows the audience to identify with him that much more strongly.

Ellis Boyd Redding (Morgan Freeman), or "Red" as his friends call him, is the self-proclaimed "Sears and Roebuck" of the Shawshank Prison (for a price, he can get just about anything from the outside). His is the narrative voice and, for once, the disembodied words aid, rather than intrude upon, the story. Serving a life sentence for murder, Red is a mixture of cynicism and sincerity - a man with a good soul who has done a vile deed. His friendship with Andy is one of The Shawshank Redemption's highlights.

William Sadler (as a fellow prisoner), Clancy Brown (as a sadistic guard), and Bob Gunton (as the corrupt warden) all give fine supporting performances. Newcomer Gil Bellows, in a small but crucial role (that was originally intended for Brad Pitt), brings the poise of a veteran to his portrayal of Tommy Williams, Andy's protege.

Ultimately, the standout actor is the venerable James Whitmore, doing his finest work in years. Whitmore's Brooks is a brilliantly realized character, and the scenes with him attempting to cope with life outside of Shawshank represents one of the film's most moving - and effective - sequences.

Unfortunately, following a solid two hours of thought-provoking drama, the movie deflates like a punctured balloon during its overlong denouement. The too-predictable final twenty minutes move a little slowly, and writer/director Darabont exposes a distressing need to wrap up everything into a tidy little package.

"Salvation lies within," advises Warden Norton at one point. It is the presentation of this theme that makes The Shawshank Redemption unique. Prison movies often focus on the violence and hopelessness of a life behind bars. While this film includes those elements, it makes them peripheral. The Shawshank Redemption is all about hope and, because of that, watching it is both uplifting and cathartic.
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SirLouenDec 12, 2015
Best film ever. Obviously a film made from the best short script by Stephen King is a safe shot. This is a combination of all the perfect elements to be the best and most perfectionist film, and having a great lenght to focus in every detailBest film ever. Obviously a film made from the best short script by Stephen King is a safe shot. This is a combination of all the perfect elements to be the best and most perfectionist film, and having a great lenght to focus in every detail of the novel. Considering is pretty impossible to do a film based on a long novel, choosing an epic short story to be filmed is the best choice ever. Expand
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