Les Filles du Soleil

Girls of the Sun

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Based on true events, two female characters immersed in fierce skirmishes between the Kurds and Islamic extremists.

Somewhere in Kurdistan, Bahar, commander of the “Girls of the Sun” battalion, is preparing to liberate her hometown from the hands of extremists, hoping to find her son who is being held hostage. A French journalist, Mathilde, comes to cover the attack and bear witness to the story of these exceptional warriors. Since their lives have been turned upside down, they have all been fighting for the same cause: Women, Life, Liberty.

 

Official Selection – Cannes Film Festival, 2018 

Special Presentation – Toronto International Film Festival, 2018

 

 

Language
In French, Kurd, English and Arabic with English subtitles
Origin
France
Year Released
2018
Play Time
111 min
Director
Eva Husson
Cast
Goldshifteh Farahani, Emmanuelle Bercot, Zübeyde Bulut
Color
Color