What Is The Shawshank Redemption

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The Shawshank redemption is a film set in the 1940's where a young banker by the name of Andy Dufresne is sentenced to life in Portland, Oregon based Shawshank prison on a false accusation of murdering his wife and another man. The rest of the movie is based around his journey to find his identity as well as his freedom and hope in order to survive.
In this maximum security prison of Shawshank, prison life is designed to be harsh and breakdown the inmate’s spirits. On the inside the inmates have to find their sense of identity and purpose in order to fit in and survive. The film also takes a look on topics such as the fight for freedom and hope. Inmates are under strict orders by guards and are told what to do and when to do it, making inmates

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