Charlie Hunnam, Rami Malek's prison drama remake Papillon to release in India on 31 August
Papillon starring Charlie Hunnam, Rami Malek, and Eve Hewson has been directed by Michael Noer.
Papillon starring Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword) and Rami Malek (from Mr Robot and the upcoming biopic Bohemian Rhapsody) is set to release in India on 31 August. MVP Entertainment is bringing the film to India, read a statement to IANS.
Based on the autobiographical novel Papillon, published in France in 1969, the film tells the story of two prisoners trying to escape a penal colony in French Guiana.
The mystery drama, which is a remake of the 1973 adaptation starring Dustin Hoffman and Steve McQueen is helmed by Danish director Michael Noer, writes Variety. Aaron Guzikowski has penned the screenplay.
Papillon will follow the epic story of Henri "Papillon" Charrière (Charlie Hunnam), a safecracker from the Parisian underworld framed for murder. Convicted and sentenced to life in the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance to regain his freedom. Convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega (Rami Malek), in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon's escape making for a gripping watch.
(With inputs from Indo Asian News Service)
To see a couple of privileged folk, frantically trying to scramble their way to safety, their faces whiter than their original white after what they have just seen. It is oddly satisfying to see how it ends for them, because I know it will.
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