Directed by Michael Noer.
Starring Charlie Hunnam, Rami Malek, Roland Møller, Michael Socha, Christopher Fairbank, Tommy Flanagan, Eve Hewson, Brian Vernel, Ian Beattie, Nick Kent, Joel Basman, Andre Flynn, Joe David Walters, Antonio de la Cruz, Luke Peros, and Yorick van Wageningen.
A prisoner detained on a remote island plots his escape. A remake of the 1973 film ‘Papillon‘.
Papillion opens with a sequence set in the bustling city of 1930s Paris, allowing the highly underrated Charlie Hunnam to play up many of his strengths as an actor; he’s a rebellious hustler, suave with the ladies, and exudes charm both in good looks and personality. Within mere minutes, Henri “Papillon” Charrière is separated from his carefree lifestyle and beautiful girlfriend and tossed onto a remote island prison with the reason being framed for the murder of a pimp, which audiences know is bogus. With that said, much like