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					Title:
The Shawshank Redemption, a Stephen
King movie

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364

Summary:
The Shawshank Redemption is consist
ently voted as one of the best movi
es of all time. Originally a story
in a Stephen King book, the Differe
nt Seasons, known as Rita Hayworth
and the Shawshank Redemption, the s
tory was adapted and the movie crea
ted.


Keywords:
shawshank, redemption, stephen, kin
g, frank, darabont, prison, movie


Article Body:
The Shawshank Redemption is consist
ently voted as one of the best movi
es of all time. Originally a story
in a Stephen King book, the Differe
nt Seasons, known as Rita Hayworth
and the Shawshank Redemption, the s
tory was adapted and the movie crea
ted. The movie was directed and the
 screenplay written by Frank Darabo
nt. The movie was his first major p
roduction. Interestingly Stephen Ki
ng has written two stories about pr
isons, The Shawshank Redemption and
 The Green Mile, which happen to be
 the first two movies that Frank Da
rabont directed.

The story is a cruel one, in which
Andy Dufresne, an educated and kind
 man is wrongly convicted of his wi
fe’s murder. During his time in pri
son he befriends several people, wh
o are criminals, whereas Andy is no
t. His life is changed forever, as
he deals with the troubles of incar
ceration.

Stephen King’s excellent character
portrayal is not limited to his hor
ror stories, and the characters in
this story are some of his best. On
e could even believe this was based
 on a true story, but it is not, Ki
ng has confirmed. The story is upse
tting, puzzling and warming, and th
e movies popularity confirms people
 association with the story. I thin
k it will always be a classic.
When released at the theatre The Sh
awshank Redemption did not achieve
great success, despite the great bu
zz already generated by the Hollywo
od industry due to the great story.
 This was in part due to great comp
etition at the time, and also the f
act that the story is about a priso
n, which put many movie goers off.
However, after the release to DVD t
he Shawshank Redemption sold in hug
e quantities making it a firm favor
ite.

The other stories from the Different
 Seasons book are
The Body – which became the movie, S
tand by me
The Apt Pupil – which also became a
 movie called The Apt Pupil
The Club – which has yet to make it
to the big screen

I would recommend the book to anyon
e who is a fan, as it is a great co
llection of stories. The Shawshank
Redemption is a very popular story,
 whether read in a book or watched
as a film.
http://www.shawshankredemption.net/

				
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