• The Shawshank Redemption is now considered a classic, 25 years after its release. 1 / 8

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  • Without a doubt it, it is the most successful film of director Frank Darabont's. 2 / 8

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  • The film received 7 Oscar nominations and is instantly recognizable worldwide. 3 / 8

  • But cinematographer Roger Deakins has admitted he outright hates one of the film's shots. 4 / 8

  • The film's most iconic shot is arguably that of a newly-escaped Andy in the rain. 5 / 8

  • Deakins however, feels that he over-lit the shot and therefore hates it. 6 / 8

  • Fortunately for Shawshank fans, the shot stayed in the final cut and remains otherwise beloved. 7 / 8

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