shawshank redemption screenplay analysis

The Shawshank Redemption Screenwriting Podcast

The Shawshank Redemption Beat Sheet

The Shawshank Redemption Written and Directed by Frank DarabontBased on Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption by Stephen KingRunning time: 139 minutesYear: 1994 BASIC STORY MAP PROTAGONIST: Andy Dufresne, a banker wrongly imprisoned for the murder of his wife.CHARACTERIZATION/MAIN MISBEHAVIOR: Guilt-ridden;…

The Shawshank Redemption Screenplay

Shawshank Redemption

I’d be lying if I didn’t admit that writing can be one of the most self-tormenting occupations one can choose, and for the simplest of reasons: If one cares about the work, if aiming high and stretching is a personal…