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 French soldiers escorting a large group of prisoners to the docks. Among them are McQueen, a convicted...read more

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(Movie Clip) Forget France!
Cameos in the opening, screenwriter Dalton Trumbo the barking officer, Anne Byrne, wife of co-star Dustin Hoffman seeing him off, as he departs with S (more…)
(Movie Clip) You Escape, They Hunt
Arriving from France, Steve McQueen (title character) and Dega (Dustin Hoffman) get their first look at Devil's Island, with comments from returning i (more…)
(Movie Clip) No One Is Innocent
En route to the penal colony in French Guyana ca. 1933, Steve McQueen (title character) introduces himself to wisecracking counterfeiter Dega (Dustin (more…)
Papillon - Sydney Pollack Introduction
Director Sydney Pollack introduces Papillon (1973) for TCM's The Essentials.
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Steve McQueen plays Henri Charriere, one of the few prisoners to escape from Devil's Island in Papillon (1973) co-starring Dustin Hoffman.
(Movie Clip) We're Not Priests
Detained after a failed escape from a mainland work crew, Steve McQueen (title character) is conducted to solitary at Devil's Island, William Smithers (more…)
(Movie Clip) Butterflies
Steve McQueen (title character) and Dustin Hoffman (as Dega) learning from veteran prisoner Clousiot (Woodrow Parfrey) about Richter (Don Hanmer) who (more…)

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