How The Shawshank Redemption Humanizes Prisoners

On a narrative level The Shawshank Redemption is a movie about the power of hope in the face of extraordinary hardship. In this video, Pop Culture Detective explores how – underpinning Andy Dufresne’s story – we also find a blistering critique of the prison system and criminal justice policy in the United States.


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The Shawshank Redemption