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Over the years, Hollywood has forged the image of pirates through its films, but does it correspond to reality or is it all a fabrication? In our film, thanks to new underwater surveys and land-based research in Mauritius and Madagascar, as well as discoveries in archives and museums in France, Spain and England, an international research group of archaeologists and historians is drawing a new portrait of the world of 17th-century piracy in the Indian Ocean. Come travel along with us as we explore “The True Story of Pirates.”


Length: 52 mins.

Country: France

Language: English, French w/ English dubbing

Director: Stéphane Bégoin

Producer(s): Valérie Guerin

Distributor: Terranoa