“Shawshank Redemption” is a film, directed by Frank Darabont adapting it for screen, based on Stephen king novella “Rita Hayworth and the shawshank redemption.”
This film takes the audience on a journey of despair and hope of individuals in Shawshank. Constant Routine, forced Conformity, power abuse and the struggle of hope
The use of Film language (lighting, camera angles, music and different shots etc are accounted for in Shawshank prison presents to us in its opening shots of Dufresne as he arrives to begin his Double life sentences in a gray, lifeless area nothing but concrete blocks and bars. Every prison scen is framed by bars and dark, grays or blues as backdrop as this effect indicates the cruel nature of life and the control of shawshank within the lives of every individuals….