The Shawshank Redemption was directed by Frank Darabont and was released in 1994. The movie stars Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. Tim Robbins plays a Banker named Andy Dufresne who was wrongly convicted for the death of his wife. In jail he meets a man named Red (Morgan Freeman). Red and Andy spend the years together because Andy has a life sentence and Red never makes parole. Since Andy was a banker the warden hires him to start cooking the books for him. The years pass on and finally Red makes parole, but Andy is still locked up. The movie has a a huge twist to end it but that's for you to watch. Currently on Rotten Tomatoes the movie has a 88% and it was nominated for 7 Oscars. I hope you enjoy the film.