Papillon Movie Review Summary

Actors: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory, Don Gordon

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Papillon is the story of an innocent criminal who is sent to prison on an island. He is determined to escape, although this island is known as the island of no escape. Brilliantly acted, but unpleasant to watch at times.
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The best escape film I've seen.
The review of this Movie prepared by Erik Stahlberg

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes If this is a criminal POV story...    -   jail abuse/escape story

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   accused criminal Age:    -   40's-50's Nudity    -   Chest


Jungles?    -   Yes Jungles    -   alligators/crocs Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   swimming on Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   Mean guy who wants to hunt/mutate    -   Caribbean Island Small town?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   prison    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   biohazard/virus    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   None

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