- Dec 9, 1998
- Real Name
Tagline: The greatest escape adventure ever told
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Director: Michael Noer
Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Rami Malek, Tommy Flanagan, Michael Socha, Eve Hewson, Ian Beattie, Roland Møller, Nina Seničar, Yorick van Wageningen, Joel Basman, Nikola Kent, Slavko Sobin, Goran Navojec, Reshad Strik, Cali Nelle, Christopher Fairbank, Brian Vernel
Runtime: 133Plot: Henri Charriere, called "Papillon" for the butterfly tattoo on his chest, is convicted in Paris for a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he becomes obsessed with escaping. After planning and executing a series of treacherous yet failed attempts, he's sent to the notorious prison Devil's Island, a place from which no one has ever escaped.