Chronicles the experiences of a formerly successful banker as a prisoner in the gloomy jailhouse of Shawshank after being found guilty of a crime he did not commit. The film portrays the man’s unique way of dealing with his new, torturous life; along the way he befriends a number of fellow prisoners, most notably a wise long-term inmate named Red. Written by J-S-Golden
Nowadays, it seems more popular to divide people into inside and outside the system. People outside the system usually have a certain sense of superiority. It seems that their personality is independent. In fact, there are very few people who really want to be outside the system, and it is very painful. After graduating from Peking University, Yu Jie almost entered the national library he wanted to be a person in the system, But because he wrote some anti – system articles, he was forced to become a non – individual, a free writer, so he complained constantly
In < The Shawshank Redemption >, Lao Bu, the librarian, was finally free after being imprisoned for most of his life. However, he was at a loss in the free world and wanted to return to the Shawshank prison where he was used to depriving him of his freedom. Finally, he hanged himself, Arry, played by Morgan Freeman, expressed his views on the word institutionalization. He described prison as a place of institutionalization
At first you hate it, and it deprives you of your freedom; then you will get used to it and get familiar with it; finally, you will be unable to leave it, and you will be as helpless as Lao bu
I believe that many of us, especially those who have worked in the system for many years, have a strong feeling. Why is the place where we are called “unit” not an institutionalization place or a prison?
Most of the people, like Lao Bu, have finally fallen into this institutionalization;
Some people, like Arie, almost sink down, but fate is not thin on him, he made friends with Andy, and finally obtained freedom, physical and inner freedom;
Only a small number of people like Andy, he has a strong will and the immortal yearning for freedom, with his own perseverance and wisdom, not only did many things in prison that others could not do, earned beer for the inmates, declared taxes for the warders, and built prison libraries; finally, he escaped from prison, and sued the vicious warden Free life .
In fact, the process of life is a process of getting rid of institutionalization, which is not only the “unit” we are in, but also the countless “prisons” in our hearts.