Where is Shawshank Prison located?

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A fictional correctional institution, Shawshank State Prison is located in Maine in a novella by Stephen King and in a subsequent feature film. Exterior and some other scenes in the film actually were shot at the Ohio State Prison.

The name of the novella by King is "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption." The title is shortened to "Shawshank Redemption" for the film. The film, which premiered in 1994, stars Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. The novella appears in King's 1982 collection entitled "Different Seasons." The tale centers on a banker, played by Robbins, who is sentenced to life in prison after being convicted for killing his wife and her lover.

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Portland,Maine.
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The fictional. Shawshank State Prison. in the 1994 movie. The Shawshank Redemption. (starring Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, and Bob Gunton) was located in Maine, however the building
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There is no true story or real people. It is a work of fiction. The movie was based on the Stephen King novella "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption".
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