Remake of the Steve McQueen 1970’s starring classic and based on the best selling true story by Henri Charriere.
Henri Charriere, called “Papillon” for the butterfly tattoo on his chest, is convicted in Paris for a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he becomes obsessed with escaping. After planning and executing a series of treacherous yet failed attempts, he’s sent to the notorious prison Devil’s Island, a place from which no one has ever escaped.
USA – Spain / Bleeker Street / 133 minutes / 2018
Writers:Henri Charrière, Aaron Guzikowski,
Charlie Hunnam as Henri “Papillon” Charrière
Michael Socha as Julot
Rami Malek as Louis Dega
Tommy Flanagan as Masked Breton
Eve Hewson as Nenette
Ian Beattie as Toussaint
Roland Møller as Celier
Nina Seničar as Leper Woman
Yorick van Wageningen as Warden Barrot
Joel Basman as Maturette
Nikola Kent as Brioulet
Slavko Sobin as El Caiman
Goran Navojec as Smuggler
Reshad Strik as Prison Guard
Cali Nelle as Manhunter #2
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