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Greater Ottawa Movies

Papillon

Papillon
Score: 6.56 / 10
Released: August 24, 2018
Director: Michael Noer
Producer: David Koplan, Joey McFarland, Ram Bergman, Roger Corbi
Studio: Elevation Pictures
Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Rami Malek, Eve Hewson, Roland Møller, Yorick Van Wageningen, Tommy Flanagan
Genre: Drama
Length: 133 minutes

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Papillon Overview

Based on the international best-selling autobiographic books "Papillon" and "Banco", the film 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 a convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega (Rami Malek), who in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon's escape, ultimately resulting in a bond of lasting friendship.

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