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“Based on the international best-selling autobiographic books “Papillon” and “Banco”, the film follows the epic story of Henri “Papillon” Charrière, 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, who in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon’s escape!”

Directed by: Michael Noer

Cast: Rami Malek, Charlie Hunnam, Tommy Flanagan

Release Date: August 24th, 2018 (US, no UK date announced yet)