Papillon (2018)

Well told and well acted | 133
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Remaking the McQueen/Hoffman ’73 film is pretty brave but they did it justice and then some. Well told and well acted (Hunnam & Malek) true story of a man framed for murder hell-bent on escaping a barbaric prison in South America. A little long but otherwise outstanding. B+

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The greatest escape adventure ever told

20182 h 13 min

The epic story of Henri "Papillon" Charrière, 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 convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, who in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon's escape.

Director Michael Noer
Runtime 2 h 13 min
Release Date 26 July 2018
Movie Media Cinema
Movie Status
Movie Rating Very good

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Well told and well acted