7.0/10
401
4 user 9 critic

Noroît (1976)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | 28 February 1992 (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:

Writers:

(scenario), (scenario) | 4 more credits »
Reviews

Watch Now

With Prime Video

WATCH NOW

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Duelle (1976)
Drama | Fantasy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The Queen of the Night battles the Queen of the Sun over a magical diamond that will allow the winner to remain on Earth, specifically in modern day Paris.

Director: Jacques Rivette
Stars: Juliet Berto, Bulle Ogier, Jean Babilée
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Elizabeth sends telegrams to her old boyfriend Ben in NYC and to her younger sister Leo in Rome to join her in Paris, where she is selling her dead father's estate. When Ben and Leo arrive, a mysterious adventure begins.

Director: Jacques Rivette
Stars: Maria Schneider, Joe Dallesandro, Danièle Gégauff
Adventure | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Young unhinged female ex-con with a motorcycle helps a sickly young homeless woman in red discover what the map of Paris she took from her gangster boyfriend leads to.

Director: Jacques Rivette
Stars: Bulle Ogier, Pascale Ogier, Pierre Clémenti
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Following the May 1968 civil unrest in France, a deaf-mute and a con artist simultaneously stumble upon the remnants of a secret society.

Directors: Jacques Rivette, Suzanne Schiffman
Stars: Michèle Moretti, Hermine Karagheuz, Karen Puig
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A drama following 4 women at stage school. Considered by some to be the summation of director Jacques Rivette's work as a whole.

Director: Jacques Rivette
Stars: Bulle Ogier, Benoît Régent, Fejria Deliba
Comedy | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A shorter version of Out 1, noli me tangere (1971), however some of the omitted scenes of the long version are included.

Director: Jacques Rivette
Stars: Pierre Baillot, Juliet Berto, Jean Bouise
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A mysteriously linked pair of young women find their daily lives preempted by a strange boudoir melodrama that plays itself out in a hallucinatory parallel reality.

Director: Jacques Rivette
Stars: Juliet Berto, Dominique Labourier, Bulle Ogier
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Anne Goupil is a literature student in Paris in 1957. Her elder brother, Pierre, takes her to a friend's party where the guests include Philip Kaufman, an expatriate American escaping ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Rivette
Stars: Betty Schneider, Giani Esposito, Françoise Prévost
L'amour fou (1969)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

During the rehearsals for the production of the tragedy Andromaque, the leading actress and her director, a couple behind the scenes, can't find a way to leave their personal problems at ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Rivette
Stars: Bulle Ogier, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Josée Destoop
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The former famous painter Frenhofer revisits an abandoned project using the girlfriend of a young visiting artist. Questions about truth, life, and artistic limits are explored.

Director: Jacques Rivette
Stars: Michel Piccoli, Jane Birkin, Emmanuelle Béart
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A play within a play within a play within a play. Actors perform a play in a house, an audience member invites them to work in his own home improvising a play around his own life. The line between fiction and reality blur.

Director: Jacques Rivette
Stars: Jane Birkin, Geraldine Chaplin, André Dussollier
Drama | Romance | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Mistreated foundling Heathcliff and his stepsister Catherine fall in love, but when she marries a wealthy man, he becomes obsessed with getting revenge, even well into the next generation.

Director: Jacques Rivette
Stars: Fabienne Babe, Lucas Belvaux, Sandra Montaigu
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
... Morag
... Giulia
... Erika
Humbert Balsan ... Jacob
Larrio Ekson ... Ludovico
Anne-Marie Reynaud ... Arno
Babette Lamy ... Regine
Danièle Rosencranz ... Celia
Élisabeth Lafont ... Elisa (as Elisabeth Medveczky)
Carole Laurenty ... Charlotte
Anne-Marie Fijal ... Fiao
Marie-Christine Moureau-Meynard ... Tony (as Marie-Christine Meynard)
Anne Bedou ... Romain
Georges Gatecloud ... Tugoual, frère d'Arno
Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

violence | revenge | pirate | murder | gang | See All (8) »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

28 February 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nor'west  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by Duelle (1976) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A Prolonged Waltz of Death
15 June 2013 | by See all my reviews

A pirate island and hidden treasure, a death of a brother and the thirst for vengeance - that is what lies on the surface. Northwest Wind is based vaguely on the plays of Thomas Middleton and Cyril Tourneur that are both named The Revenger's Tragedy and have somewhat similar plots. There are also some allusions to Hamlet by William Shakespeare in the scene of play inside play including original text by Cyril Tourneur. The action more resembles a ballet than pirate adventures and the scenes of vengeful murders are symbolically histrionic and artfully conditional. It is quite interesting to compare this theatrical fantasy with Revenger's Tragedy by Alex Cox which is screened in the style of postmodern punk.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 4 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed