Papillon

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Papillon

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Steve McQueen

Henri 'Papillon' Charriere

Dustin Hoffman

Louis Dega

Victor Jory

Indian Chief

Don Gordon

Julot

Storyline

Henri "Papillon" Charierre is sentenced to life in prison and transported to the penal in French Guyana. Aboard ship on the voyage over, he meets Louis Dega, a forger. They form a bond that will last them a great many years. The conditions at the penal colony are horrific and Papillon desperately wants to escape. His first attempt ends quickly in failure and as a result he spends 2 years in solitary confinement. His next attempt is somewhat more successful and he actually ... more


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Lizzy

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B+

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.07 February 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

Mad About Movies

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A+

Thanks15 January 2012

This has good reviews, I just cant fathom parting with my money to see it.

walt556

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A+

Papillon24 April 2011

Papillon is the greatest prison movie of all-time. It is a genre masterpiece. It is rare to come upon a past classic, have it transcend expectations, emotionally move you, and leave you completely satisfied. This movie did all that. Papillon takes you into the hell that was Devil's Island-and... more

Lizzy

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C+

Thanks for that comment good to know01 April 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

Mad About Movies

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thanks02 March 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

type casting

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A+

Exhausting movie that you shouldn't miss01 February 2010

Papillon is a memoir by convicted felon and fugitive Henri Charrière, first published in France in 1969 which became an instant bestseller at the time. It was translated into English from the original French by June P. Wilson and Walter B. Michaels for a 1970 edition, and also by author Patrick... more

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