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The Shawshank Redemption

Synopsis

In 1946, a banker named Andy Dufresne ([[Performer~P108437~Tim Robbins~timrobbins]]) is convicted of a double murder, even though he stubbornly proclaims his innocence. He's sentenced to a life term at the Shawshank State Prison in Maine, where another lifer, Ellis "Red" Redding ([[Performer~P90514~Morgan Freeman~morganfreeman]]), picks him as the new recruit most likely to crack under the pressure. The ugly realities of prison life are quickly introduced to Andy: a corrupt warden...more

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4.0

80 out of 100 Metascore®

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