New Movie: Papillon

Release date:August 24, 2018

Studio:Bleecker Street

Director:Michael Noer

MPAA Rating:R (for violence including bloody images, language, nudity, and some sexual material)

Screenwriter:Aaron Guzikowski

Starring:Charlie Hunnam, Rami Malek, Roland Moller, Yorick van Wageningen, Tommy Flanagan, Eve Hewson


Plot Summary:

Based on the international best-selling autobiographic books “Papillon” and “Banco”, the film follows the epic story of Henri “Papillon” Charrière (Charlie Hunnam), 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 a convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega (Rami Malek), who in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon’s escape.

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