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Henri Charrière: Quiz


Question 1: On 29 November 1933, Charrière successfully escaped from the infirmary at Saint Laurent with two companions, Clousiot and Maturette, sailing along the coast via Trinidad and Curaçao to Riohacha, ________.
ColombiaColombian armed conflict (1964–present)Quindío DepartmentValle del Cauca Department

Question 2: Papillon was first published in the ________ in 1970, in a translation by the novelist Patrick O'Brian.
WalesEnglandUnited KingdomCanada

Question 3: ________ was the screenwriter, and Charrière himself acted as consultant on location.
Hollywood blacklistJohnny Got His GunStanley KubrickDalton Trumbo

Question 4: He was sentenced to life in prison and ten years of ________.
Penal labourHuman traffickingSlaveryUnfree labour

Question 5: On 29 July 1973, Charrière died of throat cancer in ________.

Question 6: Once again, Charrière was captured and imprisoned at Santa Marta, and later transferred to ________, where he was unexpectedly reunited with Clousiot and Maturette.
PiojóBaranoaBarranquillaCandelaria, Atlántico

Question 7: After Charriere's final release in 1945, he settled in ________ where he married a Venezuelan woman only identified as Rita.

Question 8: He had children with her and opened restaurants in ________ and Maracaibo.
Buenos AiresCaracasMexico CityVenezuela

Question 9: Henri Charrière (16 November 1906 – 29 July 1973) was a convicted murderer chiefly known as the author of Papillon, a memoir of his incarceration in a penal colony on ________.
FranceMartiniqueFrench GuianaGuadeloupe

Question 10: Charrière was a native of Ardèche, France, ________.
EuropeEastern EuropeWestern EuropeBalkans

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