Frank Darabont Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 9 pages of information about the life of Frank Darabont.
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"Frank Darabont has to have one of the most consistent career arcs of any living film director," wrote Tom Shone in the New York Times. Darabont first made it into the top rank of Hollywood directors with his 1994 adaptation of the Stephen King prison story The Shawshank Redemption, a box-office hit that garnered seven Oscar nominations. His next outing was another King prison drama, The Green Mile, which--despite criticism for its length--also brought people to the box office and won awards. A screenwriter, with credits on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, among others, Darabont moved away from King country with his 2001 film, The Majestic, a valentine to early twentieth-century director Frank Capra, whose movies about small-town American virtues the French-born Darabont has long respected. "Indeed," noted Shone, "Mr. Darabont's movies exert an old-fashioned pull, like the roots of an oak, slow to grow but, once they have their hold on...

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