Papillon – Butterfly


Based upon the true story of Henri Charriere in 1930’s France as Papillon because of his butterfly tattoo on his chest. He is wrongly convicted of murder and is sentenced to life in prison in the penal system of French Guiana. After spending 14 years in prison he finally escapes after his 8th attempt and floats from Devil’s Island on a coconut gunny sack float to the mainland and his freedom. The movie stars Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman.

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