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Justice in "Shawshank Redemption"

Summary: Essay explores the aspect of justice in the film "Shawshank Redemption" directed by Frank Darabont.
In the film, The Shawshank Redemption, directed by Frank Darabont, justice and injustice is explored in many ways. Andy Dufresne along with narrator and friend Ellis Boyd Redding together explore the harsh realities of prison life such as brutality and corruption. We, the audience are shown the foul treatment that the prisoners receive and the ways that some like Andy get around it. The main motivation for freedom and justice to be served was that of hope and determination.

Sent to prison unjustly, the film's main character, Andy Dufresne, is sentenced to two consecutive life terms for the murders of his wife and her lover in the late 1940s. Only Andy knows that he did not commit the crimes. Andy is sent to Shawshank Prison on the belief that the murders are one big `coincidence'. In the court scene, Andy tells the court that he in fact "wanted...

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