Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman in a still from The Shawshank Redemption, one of the great films about escape. Photo: Courtesy of Park Circus/Warner Bros.Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman in a still from The Shawshank Redemption, one of the great films about escape. Photo: Courtesy of Park Circus/Warner Bros.
Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman in a still from The Shawshank Redemption, one of the great films about escape. Photo: Courtesy of Park Circus/Warner Bros.

Five top movies about escapes to take your mind off Covid-19 lockdown

  • If you think you are going stir crazy under lockdown, why not escape for a few hours with these movies?
  • From Cube to The Shawshank Redemption to Snowpiercer, this is our pick of films about desperate characters seeking freedom

Topic |   Asian cinema
Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman in a still from The Shawshank Redemption, one of the great films about escape. Photo: Courtesy of Park Circus/Warner Bros.Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman in a still from The Shawshank Redemption, one of the great films about escape. Photo: Courtesy of Park Circus/Warner Bros.
Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman in a still from The Shawshank Redemption, one of the great films about escape. Photo: Courtesy of Park Circus/Warner Bros.
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