Papillon

Papillon (1973)

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Judge in Dream: I accuse you... of a wasted life.
Papillon: Guilty... guilty... guilty.

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Warden Barrot: Put all hope out of your mind. And masturbate as little as possible, it drains the strength.

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Toussaint: If you're going to catch leprosy, it's better to catch it from money than from people.

Papillon: We're something, aren't we? The only animals that shove things up their ass for survival.

Warden Barrot: Papillon made it to freedom. He lived out the rest of his natural born life. The Penal Colony did not.

Dega: Blame is for God and small children.

Maturette: I'll do what you ask, on one condition: You keep your money and you take me with you.
Papillon: No.
Maturette: I'm the only one who can get you out of here.
Papillon: You're.
Maturette: I know. I'm a queer, a fairy, a poof, huh? But there's one thing you forgot. You may have been framed, as you say you were... but I wasn't. Between the two of us... I'm the one who's killed a man, not you.
Papillon: Okay.

Dega: If I stay - here in this place -I will die.

Toussaint: How did you know I have dry leprosy, that it isn't contagious?
Papillon: I didn't.

Maturette: We all have sensitive spots.

Camp Commandant: Make the best of what we offer you, and you will suffer less than you deserve.

Toussaint: We do a lot of smuggling here. We raid the mainland. We steal boats. When an outsider comes in we generally kill him, as a security measure.
Papillon: That makes sense.
Toussaint: Well... a man of Christian understanding.

Papillon: Hey you bastards, I'm still here.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the inmate is being beheaded in the courtyard, as they change shots for the special effect you can now see that the sun has moved and is glaring into the camera lens and the executioner is now visible standing next to the guillotine.

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Trivia: Dalton Trumbo, the film's scriptwriter, has a cameo as a Devil's Island Prison Commandant.

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