Nominated for seven Academy Awards, including "Best Picture," The Shawshank Redemption is based on a Stephen King short story about a banker who is wrongly convicted of the murder of his wife and lover.
Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.
May 11 2005
From a novella by best-selling author Stephen King comes a poignant tale of the human spirit. Red (Freeman), serving a life sentence, and Andy Dufresne (Robbins), a mild-mannered banker wrongly convicted of murder, forge an unlikely bond that will span more than twenty years. Together they discover hope as the ultimate means of survival.