The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
April 29, 2005 at 7:00 and 10:00pm in 26-100 and
May 1, 2005 at 7:00pm in 26-100.
In 1946, a young New England banker, Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) is convicted
of murdering his wife and her lover and sentenced to life at the Shawshank
State Prison. Quiet and introspective, he gradually strikes up a friendship
with the prison "fixer," Red (Morgan Freeman), and over the next two decades
wins the trust of the warden and guards, but in his heart, he still yearns
"When the film's conclusion starts to unfold, you suddenly realize that this is one of the more inspiring films you've seen in a long time -- yet you don't feel the least bit manipulated."
-- Brian Webster, Apollo Guide. Read this review.