IT BEGAN life in 1982 as a Steven King novella, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, and in 1994 it was turned into a film starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, which is now regarded as a classic.
To mark the film's 25th anniversary, the Pálás Cinema's Cinema Book Club is screening The Shawshank Redemption on Tuesday April 30 at 6.30pm. Nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Film and Best Actor, the film is a study in hope, friendship and survival inside a maximum security prison.
Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption is available in Charlie Byrne's Bookshop. Mention Pálás Book Club to get 10 per cent off your copy. If you show your Charlie Byrne's receipt at Pálás you get 10 per cent off your ticket as well. Booking is via www.palas.ie