Carol's on Alma's trail. Still in his wake. Because Carol loves Alma deeply and would like to take her away from a husband - Andrew - who brutalizes her and considers her as "his thing". But the situation is even more complicated because Alma and Andrew also love each other, despite everything, despite the arguments, despite the scenes of violence... In reality, Alma is a young woman with uncertain desires..

César Award for Most Promising Actress 1985 – Laure Marsac

"The strong psychological and passionate tension that the director imposes for 90 minutes emotionally upset us." - Culture et débat

"Of all his films, La Pirate is the one that best represents the universe of her master" – Télérama

"The Pirate is undoubtedly the riskiest and strongest film of its author." - Les Cahiers du cinéma

Cannes 1984 - Official Competition.



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