The Shawshank Redemption
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7 Nominations
Year 1994
Director Frank Darabont
Writer Frank Darabont
Starring Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, Calncy Brown, James Whitmore
67th Academy Awards

The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. It was adapted from the Stephen King novella "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption".



Andy Dufresne is a young and successful banker whose life changes drastically when he is convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife and her lover. Set in the 1940's, the film shows how Andy, with the help of his friend Red, the prision entreprenur, turns out to be a most unconventional prisioner.