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Papillon

A grim, authentically brutal film about the escape of notorious French felon Henri "Papillon" Charriere (Steve McQueen) from the supposedly inescapable prison fortress of Devil's Island. The story begins in the streets of Marseilles in the 1930s, with Fren… (more)

Released: 1973

Rating: PG

User Rating:4.57 out of 5 (7 ratings)

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A fact-based tale of Henri Charriere's numerous escape attempts from Devil's Island, the infamous penal colony in French Guiana, where he was sent in 1931.

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  • Released: 1973
  • Rating: PG
  • User Rating:4.57 out of 5 (7 ratings)
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  • Review: A grim, authentically brutal film about the escape of notorious French felon Henri "Papillon" Charriere (Steve McQueen) from the supposedly inescapable prison fortress of Devil's Island. The story begins in the streets of Marseilles in the 1930s, with Fren… (more)

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