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The Shawshank redemption (1994)
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Call no.:
DVD 019 031
Title:
The Shawshank redemption
Originally produced:
1994
Format:
DVD
Summary:
City banker Andy Dufresne arrived at Shawshank Prison in 1947. Convicted of two brutal murders, he received a double life sentence. Within the confines of the prison, Andy forms an unlikely friendship with the prison "fixer" Red. He also becomes popular with the Warden and the prison's guards, as Andy is able to use his banking experience to help the corrupt officials amass personal fortunes. With the extraordinary twist in the tale, Andy finds that survival comes down to a simple choice: get busy living or get busy dying.
Credits:
Castle Rock Entertainment presents ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; produced by Niki Marvin ; screenplay by Frank Darabont ; directed by Frank Darabont.
Edition:
Two-disc special ed. ; [10th anniversary widescreen ed.].
Publication:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2004.
Languages:
English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Details:
2 DVDs (ca. 142 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
Castle Rock Entertainment (Firm)
Columbia Pictures Corporation
Director(s):
Darabont, Frank
Screenwriter(s):
Darabont, Frank
Producer(s):
Marvin, Niki
Cast:
Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Clancy Brown, Gil Bellows, Mark Rolston, James Whitmore, Jeffrey DeMunn.
Production:
Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; art director, Peter Smith ; editor, Richard Francis-Bruce ; music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Elizabeth McBride ; production designer, Terence Marsh ; special effects, Bob Williams.
Notes:
Originally released as motion picture in 1994.
Based on the short novel "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption" by Stephen King.
Special features: Commmentary by writer/director Frank Darabont ; 2 documentaries: the making of "Hope springs eternal": a look back at 'The Shawshank redemption' and "Shawshank: the redeeming feature", which examines the movie's enourmous impact and following; 'The Charlie Rose Show' segment featuring Darabont, Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman; Comic spoof 'The Sharktank redemption'; stills gallery; storyboards; DVD-ROM weblink; theatrical trailer.
Subjects:
King, Stephen, 1947- Film adaptations.
Prisons Drama.
Prisons Officials and employees Drama.
Male friendship Drama.
Genre:
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Year: 1990s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: French
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Shawshank redemption
Director: Darabont, Frank
Actor: Freeman, Morgan
Actor: Gunton, Bob
Actor: Robbins, Tim
Musical score composer: Newman, Thomas
Production studio: Castle Rock Entertainment (Firm)
Production studio: Columbia Pictures Corporation
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action