The Shawshank Redemption: The Movie Whose Magic is Still Expressing 26 Years Later

The Shawshank Redemption: The Movie Whose Magic is Still Expressing 26 Years Later

Posted on Oct 16, 2020

Are you looking forward to watching movies? If so, you will agree that some films are made in such a way that it is not heartwarming to watch them over and over again.

One such film included in the films of every era about which Haatim Tai's question seems to be correct, 'Once seen, I want to see again.' So, watch this movie and decide how good it is. Interestingly, the film did not gain much popularity or success at the time of its release, but over time, its story, acting, direction, etc.

If you haven't seen this movie, you must watch this weekend 'The Shawshank Redemption,' whose release is now 26 years old, but its magic is still working. Interestingly, his story was taken from a short story by Stephen King, a well-known author for writing horror stories, the screenplay written by Frank Darabont.

This is an interesting film by Tim Robinson and Morgan Freeman that tells the prison world's story. Although the film was declared a flop after its release, it was nominated for seven Oscars but did not receive a single award. Instead, the film Forrest Gump, which was released earlier this year, won the Academy Awards this year.

Despite being a flop, it got a new lease of life by releasing it on TV and was previously considered one of the best films of the 1990s and is now considered one of the best films of all time. At the end of the film, the tree hid a letter from a friend, later became a symbol of hope, where thousands of people visit each year.


The film, directed by Frank Darabont, is set in 1947 and revolves around two prisoners: Andy Dafrens (Tim Robinson), a banker convicted of murdering his wife and acquaintance. During his stay in prison, he befriends another inmate, Alice Boyd Redding (Morgan Freeman). At the same time, he protects himself from the guards when the prison warden begins to use him for money laundering operations.

For 19 years, Andy tries to get out of prison and finally escapes and then breaks into a money laundering case. Forty years later, his friend is released on payroll and goes to Mexico to discover Andy. Friends get together again. There is a lot of suspense and suspense in this story, and it is a film that, whenever it is seen, seems to be seen for the first time, and that is why it has been declared one of the ten best films in history.

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