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Henri Charrière was a convicted murderer chiefly known as the author of Papillon, a memoir of his incarceration in a penal colony on French Guiana.
Charrière was a native of Ardèche, France. He had two older sisters and his mother died when he was 10 years old. In 1923, at the age of 17, he enlisted in the French Navy and served... More...
Guinea, 1991, Steve McQueen in «Papillon»