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Noroît (1976)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | 21 February 1979 (USA)
On an island beach a woman vows to avenge her brother's death at the hands of a pirate leader. With help, the woman spies on the pirates and then gets a job as bodyguard to the pirate leader.

Director:

Jacques Rivette

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Eduardo de Gregorio (scenario), Marilù Parolini (scenario) | 4 more credits »
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Cast overview:
Geraldine Chaplin ... Morag
Bernadette Lafont ... Giulia
Kika Markham ... Erika
Humbert Balsan Humbert Balsan ... Jacob
Larrio Ekson Larrio Ekson ... Ludovico
Anne-Marie Reynaud Anne-Marie Reynaud ... Arno
Babette Lamy Babette Lamy ... Regine
Danièle Rosencranz Danièle Rosencranz ... Celia
Élisabeth Lafont Élisabeth Lafont ... Elisa (as Elisabeth Medveczky)
Carole Laurenty Carole Laurenty ... Charlotte
Anne-Marie Fijal Anne-Marie Fijal ... Fiao
Marie-Christine Moureau-Meynard Marie-Christine Moureau-Meynard ... Tony (as Marie-Christine Meynard)
Anne Bedou Anne Bedou ... Romain
Georges Gatecloud Georges Gatecloud ... Tugoual, frère d'Arno
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On an island beach a woman vows to avenge her brother's death at the hands of a pirate leader. With help, the woman spies on the pirates and then gets a job as bodyguard to the pirate leader.

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France

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

21 February 1979 (USA) See more »

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Nor'west See more »

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1.85 : 1
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French Pirates
17 May 2017 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

On an island beach a woman vows to avenge her brother's death at the hands of a pirate leader. With help, the woman spies on the pirates and then gets a job as bodyguard to the pirate leader.

Allegedly, in the original plan, "Noroît" would have followed "Duelle" (1976) as the third episode of the intended four-film series Scènes de la vie parallèle (the first being a supernatural love story and the fourth a musical). This film does have some similar themes to "Duelle", most notably that it is classified as an "experimental fantasy".

Those looking for a straight-up revenge story with pirates may want to look elsewhere. This is a fine film, but the pirates seem more like an acting troupe without a theater than a serious gang of scalawags to be afraid of.


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