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PAPILLON

by Michael Noer

synopsis

Papillon 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 quirky convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega (Rami Malek), who in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon’s escape, ultimately resulting in a bond of lasting friendship.

international title: Papillon
original title: Papillon
country: Serbia, Montenegro, Malta, United States
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Michael Noer
film run: 133'
release date: SE 20/04/2018, IT 28/06/2018, DE 26/07/2018, FR 15/08/2018, BG 31/08/2018, NL 6/09/2018
screenplay: Aaron Guzikowski
cast: Charlie Hunnam, Rami Malek, Tommy Flanagan, Roland Møller, Eve Hewson, Ian Beattie, Michael Socha, Yorick van Wageningen, Nina Senicar, Joel Basman
cinematography by: Hagen Bogdanski
film editing: John Axelrad
art director: Tom Meyer, Tom Frohling, Natasha Gerasimova
costumes designer: Bojana Nikitovic
music: David Buckley
producer: Ram Bergman, Roger Corbi, David Koplan, Joey McFarland
executive producer: Terence Chang, Danny Dimbort, Yan Fisher-Romanovsky, Martin Hellstern, Joshua D. Maurer, Kevan Van Thompson
associate producer: Sean Guest
line producer: Andjelija Vlaisavljevic
production: Work In Progress, Red Granite Pictures (US)
distributor: Eagle Pictures, Constantin Film, Metropolitan Filmexport