OFFICIAL: 1990’s favorite “The Shawshank Redemption” jumps to 4K Ultra HD – Sept. 14

Updated: Jul 27


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THE 1990s favorite “The Shawshank Redemption” the adaption of Stephen King’s novella “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption” will get a 4K Ultra HD release from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on September 14.


The film received seven Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Original Score, and Best Screenplay, and marked the feature directorial debut of its screenwriter, Frank Darabont. He is one of only six filmmakers in history with the unique distinction of having his first two feature films receive nominations for the Best Picture Academy Award: “The Shawshank Redemption” (1994) and “The Green Mile” (1999).


“The Shawshank Redemption” is the emotionally moving portrayal of a friendship between men under the harshest of circumstances, stars Academy Award-winning actor Tim Robbins (“Mystic River,” “Bull Durham”) and Academy Award nominee Morgan Freeman (“Driving Miss Daisy,” “Unforgiven

In 2015, the United States Library of Congress selected “The Shawshank Redemption” for preservation in the National Film Registry, finding it “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”




EXTRAS:


Commentary by Frank Darabont (4K disc & Blu-ray)

Blu-ray extras

“Hope Springs Eternal: A Look Back at The Shawshank Redemption”

“Shawshank: The Redeeming Feature”

“The SharkTank Redemption”

5xStills Galleries

“Bogs Takes a Fall” Storyboards

“New Fish Arrive” Storyboards


SPECS:

Video: A new 4K scan of the original 35mm camera negative (1.85:1 aspect ratio) and will feature HDR10 physical disc and more likely Dolby Vision for digital.


Audio: Six-channel DTS-HD MA English, 5.1 Dolby Digital Spanish, and French for the North American version.



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