Analysis Of The Shawshank Redemption

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"The Shawshank Redemption" premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in September 1994, and opened a few weeks later. It got good reviews but it did not do good business as it does not have an interesting title and it was a "prison drama" which did not attract women. It contained almost no action, it starred actors who were respected but not big stars, and it was a long 142 minutes. This was a movie that needed word-of-mouth to find an audience, and indeed business was slowly but steadily growing when it was yanked from theatres.
The Shawshank Redemption is about Andy Dufresne’s (acted by Tim Robbins) life in fictional Shawshank State Penitentiary after he was wrongly sentenced to 2 consecutive life sentences in 1947. This movie was adapted from Stephen King’s Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption. The movie is about time, patience, loyalty and how Andy and “Red” Redding’s (acted Morgan Freeman) friendship budded through serving their life sentences and how they helped each other fight despair. This might seem trivial and not sexy like other movies, but the characters seem to amaze me with every scene.
The story is narrated by "Red", he has been inside the four walls of Shawshank Prison for a very long time and is its leading entrepreneur. His “job” is to help the rest of his mates get daily necessities: cigarettes, candy, even a small rock pick that an amateur geologist might use. One day, when he and his fellow inmates were watching the latest prisoners’ come down from the
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