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THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION (1994)

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION <span>(1994)</span> artwork

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION (1994)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 139

Release dates 28/02/2005, 11/07/2003

Ratings Info strong language, violence, sexual threat

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Frank Darabont

Cast includes Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Clancy Brown, Gil Bellows, Mark Rolston, James Whitmore, Jeffrey DeMunn, Larry Brandenburg, Neil Giuntoli, Brian Libby

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 28/08/2019

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION is drama, from 1994, in which a man is sentenced to life in prison for murder.

Language

There is use of strong language (‘f**k’, ‘motherf**ker’).

Violence

Strong violence includes a man being heavily beaten, with kicks and punches, and another man being brutally beaten with a prison guard’s truncheon.

Threat and horror

Sexual threat includes a man being beaten and held down by a gang of men as they threaten to rape him.

The film also contains two suicide scenes, one in which a man hangs himself and another in which a man shoots himself in the mouth.

Details

Title
THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
Year
1994
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Video Collection International,Warner Home Video Ltd,R.N.I.B.,Rank Film Dists Ltd,Carlton Visual Entertainment
Classified date(s)
23/09/2019
Main language
English
Other languages
Sanskrit
BBFC reference
AZF065318

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