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Girls of the Sun (2018)

Les filles du soleil (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, War | 12 April 2019 (USA)
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A Kurdish female battalion prepares to take back their town from extremists.

Director:

Eva Husson

Writers:

Eva Husson (scenario), Jacques Akchoti (collaboration)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Golshifteh Farahani ... Bahar
Emmanuelle Bercot ... Mathilde H.
Zübeyde Bulut ... Lamia
Sinama Alievi Sinama Alievi ... Guli
Mari Semidovi Mari Semidovi ... Ararat
Roza Mirzoiani Roza Mirzoiani ... Rojin
Zinaida Gasoiani Zinaida Gasoiani ... Torhildan
Maia Shamoevi Maia Shamoevi ... Amal
Nia Mirianashvili Nia Mirianashvili ... Nofa
Evin Ahmad ... Berivan
Zirek ... Zirek (as Ahmet Zirek)
Erol Afsin ... Tiresh
Nuka Asatiani Nuka Asatiani ... Suzan
Behi Djanati Atai ... Dahlia
Adik Bakoni Adik Bakoni ... Cewan
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A Kurdish female battalion prepares to take back their town from extremists.

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Inspired by the True Story of the Female Firefighters Who Dared to Take On ISIS

Genres:

Drama | War

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Language:

French | Kurdish | English | Arabic

Release Date:

12 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Girls of the Sun See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,801, 14 April 2019

Gross USA:

$19,712
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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It's a good movie, but...
2 December 2018 | by salladsbesticketSee all my reviews

It'd been even better without the reporter. It felt a bit like she only was there to make the movie relevant to white people or something, because her story line didn't really add anything. Maybe it's because it never developed into anything interesting, or because her character just felt out of place (especially at the end). I don't know. Apart from this, it's a very beautiful, and also very painful movie to watch. The cinematography ranges from good to great, same goes for costume design and scenery.

This movie features (somewhat) graphic depictions of torture, sexual abuse, suicide and armed battle. Watch with caution.


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