Remember, Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing
1994ʼs Shawshank Redemption, based on the Stephen King short Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption, is my easy choice for my favorite ﬁlm adaptation. It is a great story that made an amazing movie. Andy Dufrane, jailed for life for a crime he did not commit. Life is harsh within the cold stone walls of Shawshank Prison. Yet, even in that cold, dank place hope becomes the irresistible force that shatters the immovable object. Read the story ﬁrst. Then watch Frank Darabontʼs nearly perfect adaptation.