Saturday, August 16, 2014

The Shawshank Redemption

Writer and director Frank Darabont made his feature debut with this classic tale about hope and friendship. Two unlikely men become friends in prison that helps them to survive their ordeal with unexpected and profound consequences. Based on the short story by Stephen King, Darabont delivered an old fashioned film with universal themes that shows the power of a great story that has become one of the most beloved films of all time. Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins star with towering performances that's the heart and soul of this classic. The solid supporting cast includes Bob Gunton, William Sadler and Clancy Brown amongst others while legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins captured the nuanced and iconic images. 1001 Films' coverage of films on DVD.

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