Convicted murderer Henri Charriere, known as ‘Papillon’, is transported to French Guiana to serve his sentence in a work camp. Determined to escape, Papillon forms an unlikely relationship with the frail but notorious forger Louis Dega, who reluctantly joins in the attempt. Despite the brutal conditions and constant threats of betrayal, Papillon leads a desperate escape off the island.
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Ratings and Reviews
Classic prison-escape movie has intense peril, violence.
Cast & Crew
- Blue Finch Film Releasing
- © 1973 Papillon Partnership All Rights Reserved
- English (Stereo, Dolby)