Itineraries that made history

An episode from the series MYTHICAL ROADS

Format: HD
Duration: 52’
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Available versions: French | English
Rights: All Rights | Worldwide except France


Between 1857 and 1945, the French sent about 85,000 men and women to labor camps in Guiana.

This film follows the traces of successful escapees' quest for freedom, like Henri Charrière, alias Papillon, or Doctor Bougrat.

Their adventures take us through Suriname, Guyana, Brazil, and Venezuela.