The epic story of Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld, is framed for murder and condemned to life in the notorious penal colony on Devil’s Island in 1933. Determined to regain his freedom, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance with a convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, who, in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon’s escape.
Based on Papillon / Banco / Papillon (book / book / film) by Henri Charrière / Henri Charrière / Franklin J. Schaffner.
Biopic, Adventure, Prison, Drama
Charlie Hunnam, Rami Malek, Eve Hewson
Joey McFarland, David Koplan, Ram Bergman, Roger Corbi