Papillon is a 1973 historical period drama prison film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. The screenplay by Dalton Trumbo and Lorenzo Semple Jr. was based on the 1969 autobiography by the French convict Henri Charrière. The film stars Steve McQueen as Henri Charrière ("Papillon") and Dustin Hoffman as Louis Dega.
Biography · A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape. .... You might get emotionally confused when watching this movie, you might even sense a little bit of friendship or love between the prison guardians and the ...
Biography · A prisoner detained on a remote island plots his escape. A remake of the 1973 film 'Papillon'.
Sep 7, 2017 ... Toronto Film Review: 'Papillon'. Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek take the penal- colony punishment once doled out to Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman. By Dennis Harvey ...
Sep 8, 2017 ... Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek star in director Michael Noer's remake of the 1973 Steve McQueen-Dustin Hoffmann prison epic 'Papillon,' which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Dec 16, 2013 ... Forty years ago today, the movie Papillon first appeared on American screens. Based upon the semi-autobiographical novel by Henri Charriere, the film chronicled the desperate life of a condemned prisoner, played memorably by Steve McQueen, who was sent (for the crime of murder, for which he was ...
Papillon was shot on location in Spain (doubling for the French locations in the film) and Jamaica; the prison set was constructed in Falmouth, Jamaica, and was the largest in the film, running an expanse of 800 feet. The Devil's Island and Indian village sequences were filmed in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, and the scene featuring ...