Year of Release: 1994 Running Time: 2 hrs. 22 min. MPAA Rating: R Director:
Screenwriter: Frank Darabont Producers: Niki Marvin, Liz Glotzer and David Lester Studio: Columbia Pictures
The Shawshank Redemption Synopsis
Innocent man Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) is wrongly convicted of murdering his wife and sent to Shawshank Penitentiary for life. This excellent adaptation of a Stephen King novella chronicles Andy's life in prison over nearly 20 years, his friendship with fellow inmate Red (Morgan Freeman) and his ultimate triumph over his desolate situation.