shawshank redemption - movie review

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  • 1. A PRESENTATION BY - Sarthak Joshi - Anjila Bhattarai - Rohan Manandhar - Abin Chetani - Umanga Bhattarai BCIS, 1st semester Apex College

2. PART 1 Part 2 PART 3 Background, Objectives, Limitations and Data Collection Plot, Characters and Presentation and Critical Analysis Conclusion and Recommendation 3. BACKGROUND article written about the movie by someone who has watched the movie points out the good and bad aspects of the movie The Shawshank Redemption. 4. OBJECTIVES To develop communication skills. To develop analysis and interpretation skills. To know about the Apex Smart and its applicability. To be able to work in a team so that team effort can be strengthened. To develop writing skills. To strengthen public speaking ability. To build up confidence. To develop fellowship among the group members. To learn about time management. 5. Time constraints (esp. with our exams approaching). Limited Information Repetition of the movies Lack of good movies in the list given to us. LIMITATIONS 6. Primary source watching the movie. Secondary source Critics Reviews available on internet, Stephen Kings Book Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption. DATA COLLECTION 7. PLOT Andy Dufresne an innocent person is sent to Shawshank Prison. The ugly realities of a prison are soon introduced to Andy. Andy becomes friends with prison 'fixer' Red Andy uses his banking skills to impress and be closer with the guards and the warden. A new young inmate in the prison came who could have been a proof of Andys innocence - killed by the warden as warden. 8. After some years of passiveness, one day, Andy was found missing in his cell. The Warden and the other inmates including Red were astonished to find out that Andy used the rock hammer and polishing cloths every night for nearly twenty years to carve through the wall. After some years Red was also released from the prison but after coming out, he feels institutionalized The film ends with a beautiful description of the word HOPE. Contd 9. Tim Robbins as Andy Dufresne. Morgan Freeman as Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding, Andy's best friend and the film's narrator; convict responsible for smuggling things inside the prison for the inmates. Bob Guton as Warden Samuel Norton. He is well versed in the Bible and presents himself as a pious, devout Christian and reform-minded administrator, while his actions reveal him to be corrupt, ruthless, and remorseless. William Sadler as Heywood, a member of Red's gang of long-serving convicts. Clancy Brown as Capt. Byron Hadley, chief of the guards. Gill Bellows as Tommy Williams, a young convict whose experiences in a previous prison hold the truth about Andy's innocence. Mark Rolston as Bogs Diamond, the head of "The Sisters" gang and a prison rapist. James Whitmore as Brooks Hatlen. Convicted prison librarian/trustee and one of the oldest convicts at Shawshank, having been in prison since 1905. CHARACTERS 10. Shot inside USA Mansfield Reformatory as The Shawshank state prison Beautifully composed sound tracks Oscars nomination for the category best sound and best cinematography. PRESENTATION 11. Connecting with the audience. Nice film based on Stephen Kings novella Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption The scene where all the inmates are shown without any clothes does absolutely nothing to support the film. Guards never happen to touch the Rita Hayworth poster. Critics argue that the role of Andy could have been better performed by actors like Leo Dicaprio or Jhonny Depp. CRITICAL ANALYSIS 12. The beautifully written novella has been magically converted into a movie that succeeds to touch everyones heart. A good movie for someone who enjoys the smoothly flowing excellent script and beautifully written dialogues. CONCLUSION 13. The only aspect in the movie where we can imagine any improvements being made is the part where the inmates were shown without clothes. As the part doesnt contribute to the betterment of the film whatsoever, removing that scene would make the film more appropriate for all age groups. The role of Andy Dufrense is more suited for actors like Jhonny Depp or Leo Dicaprio. RECOMMENDATIONS


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