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Papillon (1973)  

Nummer: 427

poster Papillon

IMDb-Bewertung:
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8.1/10 (87571 Stimmen)

Land: France, 151 Minuten

Filmsprachen: Englisch, Französisch, Spanisch

Genre: Biographie, Krimi, Drama

Regisseur: Franklin J. Schaffner

Handlung:
Henri "Papillon" Charierre is sentenced to life in prison and transported to the penal in French Guyana. Aboard ship on the voyage over, he meets Louis Dega, a forger. They form a bond that will last them a great many years. The conditions at the penal colony are horrific and Papillon desperately wants to escape. His first attempt ends quickly in failure and as a result he spends 2 years in solitary confinement. His next attempt is somewhat more successful and he actually spends a idyllic time with a tribe of Central America Indians. Once caught however, he does 5 years in solitary confinement. Once released, he decides to make one final attempt at freedom.

Darsteller:
Steve McQueen (als Henri 'Papillon' Charriere), Dustin Hoffman (als Louis Dega), Victor Jory (als Indian Chief), Don Gordon (als Julot), Anthony Zerbe (als Toussaint)