Rita Hayworth And The Shawshank Redemption

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Only a few other modern films capture the power of human spirit more than The Shawshank Redemption. Released on September 23, 1994 at the Toronto International Film Festival, the film reflects strong rhetorics about honor and hope. The inspiration behind this cinematographic phenomenon is the Stephen King novella, Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption. Unlike his previous books, there’s nothing overly macabre and dark about Shawshank, except for a few R-rated scenes.

Narrated by ‘Red’ Redding (Morgan Freeman), the story is set inside the walls of the Shawshank prison. As the leading entrepreneur, Red can get you anything you desire: cigarettes, candy, and perhaps even a little rock pick which an amateur geologist might use. One day,

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