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The Shawshank Redemption

Title: The Shawshank Redemption
Category: /Arts & Humanities/Film & TV
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The Shawshank Redemption
For my film analysis, I chose the movie The Shawshank Redemption. Frank Darabont directed Shawshank and wrote the screenplay based on the novel Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption by author Stephen King. The movie was made in 1994 and produced by Niki Marvin. The movie stars Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins as two convicts serving time in a New England prison named Shawshank. Tim Robbins plays a man named Andy Dufresne, a banker, who gets convicted …showed first 75 words of 1124 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 1124 total…close-up of the man's facial expression. Darabont then shows us a full shot with the man sitting on the bench all alone. This scene conveys a sense of emptiness to the audience which is dramatic and memorable. Overall, Darabont uses affective methods of filming, causing the audience to feel Andy Dufresne desperation, sense of hopelessness, and finally his exhaltation after escaping from prison. The movie is a modern example of the classical style of cinema.

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