We all love watching movies whether it Bollywood or Hollywood, comedy, suspense or thriller, Romantic or action. Watching movies is one of the favorite pastimes of most of us and if yes then this is a must-read for all of you. Nowadays we all consider watching movies by watching the rating either by IMDB, Rotten tomatoes, Common sense media, and many more.
We have a 9.3IMDB and a 91% rotten tomato-rated movie that almost everyone has heard of “ The Shawshank Redemption ”.
A basic storyline for those who don’t know about the movie is Andy Dufresne is sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison for the murders of his wife and her lover and is sentenced to a tough prison. However, only Andy knows he didn’t commit the crimes. While there, he forms a friendship with Red, experiences the brutality of prison life, adapts, helps the warden, etc., all in 19 years.
But in this, we will be talking about Mr. Allen Greene. Allen Greene was a literary agent for the director Frank Darabont and a close friend of his. He worked on getting the rights for the film and died just before the film was released. Therefore there is a credit for Allen at the very end of the movie. The movie is completely dedicated to Mr. Allen.
More about Mr. Allen Greene
Allen Greene was not only a fast friend and first agent of the director, Frank Darabont. Allen Greene worked hard during the production of the Shawshank Redemption movie. He is an agent to the director and has worked on a lot of tasks and projects in lobbing the film. The director considered it was Allen’s hard work that led to the success of this movie. Allen’s sudden death was difficult for everyone. Allen died of AIDS before the release of the movie. It was the incident that left his fellows and the cast of the movie grimed and gloomy.
Do people have questions that were Allen a real person?
Yes, Allen was a real person. In his real life, he was a baseball and basketball athlete and also served as a director for the University of Buffalo, and Assistant Athletic Director at the University of Mississippi. Allen Greene was born in Washington and completed his schooling there. He was very interested in working in the film industry since his high school days. Later on, Allen shifted to different cities for his baseball love.
How is the Shawshank Redemption dedicated to Allen Greene?
Shawshank is a fictional New England state prison that is alleged to be in the state of Maine (The actual building used for filming was the Ohio State Reformatory) that serves as the primary location in the eponymous story by Stephen King and its subsequent film adaptation, as well as being mentioned in several other.