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Shawshank: The Redeeming Feature (2001)

Film critic and presenter Mark Kermode explores the fascination and praise audiences, fans and critics have behind the classic The Shawshank Redemption (1994) and how its importance grew ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Mark Kermode ... Himself - Presenter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dennis Baker Dennis Baker ... Himself
Clancy Brown ... Himself
David Bruce David Bruce ... Himself
Frank Darabont ... Himself
Jan Demyan Jan Demyan ... Herself
Morgan Freeman ... Himself
Liz Glotzer Liz Glotzer ... Herself
Bob Gunton ... Himself
Jane Imbody Jane Imbody ... Herself
Brian Jamieson Brian Jamieson ... Himself
James King James King ... Himself
Mark Malott ... Himself
Michael Marecz Michael Marecz ... Himself
Terence Marsh ... Himself
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Film critic and presenter Mark Kermode explores the fascination and praise audiences, fans and critics have behind the classic The Shawshank Redemption (1994) and how its importance grew higher over the years despite being an overlooked film when it was released and not getting any Oscars victories when it was nominated as one of the Best Pictures of the Year. Written by Rodrigo Amaro

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Release Date:

8 September 2001 (UK) See more »

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Shawshank: El éxito perpetuo See more »

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Nobles Gate Scotland See more »
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This documentary is featured on the Two-Disc Special Edition, Two-Disc Deluxe Limited Edition and Three-Disc Special Edition (Region 2) DVDs for The Shawshank Redemption (1994), released in 2004. See more »

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Very rewarding
9 September 2001 | by jd159See all my reviews

Once again, Mark Kermode has come up with a compelling and literate analysis of a favourite film.

Interviews with the main protagonists, and some unexpected participants.

The only omission was Stephen King... it would have been rewarding to hear his perspective on the finished product, since so much of his oeuvre has translated poorly.


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