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The Shawshank Redemption

Director Frank Darabont's powerful adaptation of the novella by Stephen King stars Tim Robbins as a man serving two life sentences in New England's Shawshank Prison after being wrongly convicted of killing his wife and her lover. Resigned to his situation, Robbins learns to maintain hope in the most hopeless of circumstances with the help of fellow lifer Morgan Freeman. With James Whitmore, William Sadler.

Year: 1994
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, Drama, Cult Films / After Dark, Paul's Favourites, Time in Prison, Best of the 1990s, Empire Mag's Greatest 201, Alice Members' Top 100, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Stephen King
Country: USA
Director: Frank Darabont
Starring: Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, Tim Robbins, William Sadler, Clancy Brown, Gil Bellows, James Whitmore
Duration: 136 Minutes
Rating: R - Contains violence.
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