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The Shawshank redemption [videorecording] / Castle Rock Entertainment presents ; Columbia Pictures Corporation ; produced by Niki Marvin ; screenplay by Frank Darabont ; directed by Frank Darabont.

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Summary:

City banker Andy Dufresne arrived at Shawshank Prison in 1947. Convicted of two brutal murders, he received a double life sentence. Within the confines of the prison, Andy forms an unlikely friendship with the prison "fixer" Red. He also becomes popular with the Warden and the prison's guards, as Andy is able to use his banking experience to help the corrupt officials amass personal fortunes. With the extraordinary twist in the tale, Andy finds that survival comes down to a simple choice: get busy living or get busy dying.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC SHA (Text) 33892005293007 Adult DVDs DVD None 08/06/2011 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780645677
  • ISBN: 9780780645677
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 142 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Two-disc special edition ; [tenth anniversary widescreen edition].
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as motion picture in 1994.
Based on the short novel "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption" by Stephen King.
Special features: Commmentary by writer/director Frank Darabont ; 2 documentaries: the making of "Hope springs eternal": a look back at 'The Shawshank redemption' and "Shawshank: the redeeming feature", which examines the movie's enourmous impact and following; 'The Charlie Rose Show' segment featuring Darabont, Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman; Comic spoof 'The Sharktank redemption'; stills gallery; storyboards; DVD-ROM weblink; theatrical trailer.
Formatted Contents Note:
On trial -- Icy/remorseless -- Guy can get it -- Stiff breeze -- Fresh fish -- Nameless -- First request -- Andy's routine -- Beer on the roof -- Like everyone else -- Second request -- Pair of beatings -- Welcome back -- Cell toss -- Cottage industry -- What they take -- Brooks was here -- Shipment for Andy -- Time for Mozart -- Danger of hope -- Rejection present -- Keeping the books -- Crook in prison -- Tommy Williams -- Elmo Blatch -- Solitary -- Sniper's target -- Norton's drift -- Certain hayfield -- Longest night -- Vanished -- Andy's way out -- Judgment cometh -- Not meant/caged -- Rehabilitated? -- On the outside -- Honoring a promise -- "No good thing--" -- Free man's dreams -- Dedication/Credits.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; art director, Peter Smith ; editor, Richard Francis-Bruce ; music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Elizabeth McBride ; production designer, Terence Marsh ; special effects, Bob Williams.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Clancy Brown, Gil Bellows, Mark Rolston, James Whitmore, Jeffrey DeMunn.
Summary, etc.:
City banker Andy Dufresne arrived at Shawshank Prison in 1947. Convicted of two brutal murders, he received a double life sentence. Within the confines of the prison, Andy forms an unlikely friendship with the prison "fixer" Red. He also becomes popular with the Warden and the prison's guards, as Andy is able to use his banking experience to help the corrupt officials amass personal fortunes. With the extraordinary twist in the tale, Andy finds that survival comes down to a simple choice: get busy living or get busy dying.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for language and prison violence.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Prisons > Drama.
Prisons > Officials and employees > Drama.
Male friendship > Drama.
Presos > Teatro.
Prisioneros > Funcionarios y empleados > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Prison films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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