Written and directed by newcomer Noah Stern, and starring the husband-and-wife team of Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick, PYRATES is a surreal love story that isn't quite as clever as it thinks it is.
When Sam (Kevin Bacon), a photographer, and cellist Ari (Kyra Sedgwick) meet at a Chicago club, it's love and lust at first sight. Within minutes, they're making love on the fire escape and when they accidentally knock over a lava lamp and start a fire, a myth is born. Their second encounter
solidifies the legend: they meet at Sam's cousin's bar mitzvah--he's taking pictures, she's in the band--and sneak off to do the wild thing. Next thing you know, the hall is being...