Essay about Analysis Of The Movie ' The Shawshank Redemption '

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The Shawshank Redemption is my favorite film of all time and I can almost watch the whole film just by closing my eyes. The film is about a man named Andy Dufesne who is sent to prison on belief that he had killed his wife and the man she was cheating on him with. He is only a banker who claims to be innocent to the crime and is found guilty and sentenced to life in prison at the Shawshank State Penitentiary. While he is at Shawshank he remains to believe that he himself is innocent while the viewers remain in the dark on the matter. While in prison he creates friendships and makes enemies along the way. One of those friends being Ellis Boyd Redding or as we know him, Red, a man who can get anything. Andy Dufesne becomes an untouchable after helping the warden launder money using his banker knowledge. All the while he creates a brilliant plan to escape and run down to Mexico to start a new life in Zihuatanejo. Where he and Red finally meet back up after Red is released. Frank Darabont is usually a director of thriller, drama, or horror films. This film as well as the Green Mile are both movies that fit to his drama category. The styles that he uses can be found in a lot of him movies and in the Shawshank Redemption I found a few of the shots that he used through the majority of the film. The first shot I noticed was an establishing shot, this is used in the first shot of a scene where the audience needs to know where this is taking place. It is a wide shot or an extreme…

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