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The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption was voted by 1.555.775 users of the famous website www.imdb.com as the best movie of all times

This is a 1994 American drama movie, directed by Frank Darabont. It was adapted after the novella “ Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption” written by Steven King.

The story takes place in 1947 in Portland, Main. One of the main character, Andy Dufresne played by Tim Robbins is convicted for two life sentences for supposedly killing his wife and his lover. He is sent to the Shawshank State Penitentiary. Here he meets Elis” Red” Redding played by Morgan Freeman, also sentenced  for life in prison for murdering his wife by cutting the brakes on her car, causing her to die in an accident, his motive being a large life insurance policy settlement.

This is a story of two prisoners that bond over a number of year they spend in prison. The Shawshank Redemption was nominated for Oscar 7 times for best picture, best actor in a leading role, best sound, best film editing, best music and best written screenplay based on material previously produced or published.

In the  Laundry where Andy works, he is assaulted frequently times by prison …

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