The Shawshank Redemption | reviewed by: Jeremy Frost | August 3, 2011
entertainment value
genre Drama
synopsis Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.
lead actors Tim Robbins | Morgan Freeman | Bob Gunton | William Sadler | Clancy Brown | Gil Bellows | Mark Rolston | James Whitmore | Renee Blaine | Brian Delate | Brian Libby
director Frank Darabont