Papillon (2017)

Based on the international best-selling autobiographic books Papillon and Banco, Papillon follows the epic story of Henri “Papillon” Charrière (Charlie Hunnam), a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who is framed for murder and condemned to life in the notorious penal colony on Devil’s Island. Determined to regain his freedom, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance with quirky convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega (Rami Malek), who in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon’s escape.

Genres: Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller

Country: USA | Spain | Czech Republic

Language: English | Spanish

Release Date: 24 August 2018 (USA)

Filming Locations: Belgrade, Serbia

Director: Michael Noer

Writers: Aaron Guzikowski (screenplay),  Dalton Trumbo (original screenplay)

Stars: Rami Malek,  Charlie Hunnam,  Eve Hewson

Review Scores

  • IMDb Rating - 7
  • Metacritics - 5
  • Rotten Tomatoes - 7
  • Wants to see - 9