Description A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.Director: Franklin J. SchaffnerStars: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor JoryStorylineHenri 'Papillon' Charierre is sentenced to life in prison and transported to the penal in French Guyana. Aboard ship on the voyage over, he meets Louis Degas, a forger. They form a bond that will last them a great many years. The conditions at the penal colony are horrific and Papillon desperately wants to escape. He first attempt ends quickly in failure and as a result he spends 2 years in solitary confinement. His next attempts is somewhat more successful and he actually spends a idyllic time with a tribe of Central America Indians. Once caught however, he does 5 years in solitary confinement. Once released, he decides to make one final attempt at freedom.
Chungkong Art, Amsterdam Member Since November 2012 Artist Statement Chungkong is a Netherlands based designer. By day he is a graphic designer creating adverts and brand identities for clients, by night Chungkong transforms into a poster creating mad man.
His fun work stands out for a simple and humorous language, demonstrating great ingenuity and imagination. Chungkong strips the subjects down to their bare bones and brings them to life in vibrant and playful designs, covering a variety of subjects from cult movies, geek art, books and sports.