Filming location in The Shawshank Redemption

Filming Location
Andys Conviction in Court

Andy Dufresne played by Tim Robbins faces intense questioning regarding the events that transpired on the fateful night of the murders. The scene was shot in the United States, specifically in Upper Sandusky, Ohio. For those curious about the exact filming spot, continue reading or click on the map pin icon for precise navigation.

“You strike me as a particularly icy and remorseless man, Mr. Dufresne. It chills my blood just to look at you. By the power vested in me by the State of Maine, I hereby order you to serve two life sentences, back to back, one for each of your victims. So be it.”


Where was Andy´s Conviction scene filmed?

Andy is cross-examined about the night of the murder in a courtroom. This Corteroom is located in Wyandot County Courthouse, situated in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, United States. The courtroom that was featured in the movie is located on the 3rd floor of the courthouse. According to Destination Mansfield – Richland County it is possible to see the courtroom at specific times, but you should check about the options the courthouse stuff before entering.

More about Wyandot County Courthouse

The Wyandot County Courthouse, constructed between 1899-1900 and designed by Yost & Packard, stands as an exemplary piece of Beaux-Arts Classicism. Commemorating its link with the movie “The Shawshank Redemption”, a time capsule within the Lady Justice statue, which crowns the building, contains a film copy. This appreciation was a part of the statue’s 2009 restoration. The courthouse underwent another restoration in 2015 and, along with the adjacent jail, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.

Scenes filmed at Wyandot County Courthouse

Andys Conviction in Courthouse
Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) is accused of murdering his wife and her lover after discovering their affair in the courtroom. The district attorney presents compelling evidence, including Andy’s fingerprints on the murder weapon and claims of his threats. Despite Andy’s adamant denial of the crimes, the testimonies against him lead to his conviction, condemning him to two life sentences in Shawshank State Penitentiary.

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