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Papillon

1973 Rated PG 2hr 30m

Caged for a murder he didn't commit, petty thief Henri "Papillon" Charriere (Steve McQueen) finds himself trapped within the walls of a French penal colony, determined to escape, in this film adaptation of Charriere's true story. Joining forces with fellow convict and quirky counterfeiter Louis Dega (Dustin Hoffman) and armed with dogged persistence, Papillon makes a daring bid for freedom. Franklin J. Schaffner directs.

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Movie Details

Awards
1974 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1974 Academy Award®
  • Best Music Score nominee
Ratings
PG
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1

Subtitles

French, English

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

The 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen image is reasonably clear for such an old film. The English-only audio is in Dolby Digital 5.1; subtitles are in English and French. Special features include a documentary about the making of the film, with scenes of the real-life Charriere touring the set.

Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1

Subtitles

English SDH, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.