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17,278 Ratings

The Shawshank Redemption

Directed by Frank Darabont
United States, 1994
Drama, Crime

Synopsis

Wrongly convicted, Andy Dufresne is sentenced to two life terms in Maine’s Shawshank prison. He learns how to get by in the brutal confines of prison whilst earning the respect of his fellow inmates, most notably lifer Red. Based on the Stephen King novella of the same name.

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The Shawshank Redemption Directed by Frank Darabont

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1995 | 7 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1994 | Winner: Top Ten Films

Directors Guild of America

1995 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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