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THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION

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THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION

Type of media Video

Approved Running time 136m 22s

Release date 28/02/2005

Ratings Info Contains frequent strong language, violence and sexual assault

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 This work was passed uncut.

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Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 19/01/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION is a US drama about a banker who is sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his wife.

Language

There is frequent strong language.

Violence

There is strong violence when prisoners are brutally beaten by prison guards.

It is implied that a character is raped after four men surround him and force him to the floor. The same character is then sexually threatened after being forced to his knees by the same attackers.

Details

Title
THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
Year
2005
Distributor(s)
R.N.I.B.
Classified date(s)
04/02/2005
Main language
English
Submitted run time
136m 22s
BBFC reference
EVF065318
Remarks
Audio Descriptive

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles

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Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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