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About The Shawshank Redemption

Rating:
R
Year Released:
1994
Genres:
Drama
Metadata:
Two by Stephen King In anticipation of the October 10 IU Auditorium touring premiere of Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, the brilliant collaboration between John Mellencamp, Stephen King, and T-Bone Burnett, IU Cinema presents two films based on King’s work. A prolific novelist and master of suspense, dozens of King’s novels have been adapted to films. Ghost Brothers offers his debut as a playwright and he delivers everything one could ask for. See www.IUauditorium.com for more details.


Academy Award®-winner Tim Robbins stars as a prominent banker unjustly convicted of murder who spends many years in the Shawshank prison. He is befriended by a lifelong convict (Morgan Freeman) who knows the ropes and helps him to cope with the frightening realities of prison life. The film is based upon a Stephen King short story titled Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, and was nominated for 7 Academy Awards®, including Best Adapted Screenplay, for Frank Darabont. (HD Presentation)

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