Girls of the Sun (Les filles du soleil)

Critics Consensus

Girls of the Sun has the best of intentions, but this worthy - and thoroughly timely - story is fatally undermined by its clumsily overbearing execution.

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Somewhere in Kurdistan. Bahar is commander in chief of the Girls of the Sun, a Kurdish female battalion. She is about to take back the town of Corduene, where she was captured by the extremists. Mathilde, a French journalist covers the first three days of the offensive. Through their encounter, Bahar's itinerary, since the men dressed in black changed the course of her existence, resurfaces.

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  • "Girls of the Sun" has an air of authenticity and grit that's convincing, and Farahani, an Iranian-born actress, makes us care.

    Apr 17, 2019 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • "Girls of the Sun" is a film of admirable ambition but vexingly uneven execution.

    Apr 17, 2019 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
  • [I]f only more of "Girls of the Sun" had that empowering sentiment as a primary aim, the filmmaker's earnest intentions would manifest more organically.

    Apr 12, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Director and co-writer Eva Husson awkwardly combines taut action with treacly melodrama.

    Apr 12, 2019 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • It doesn't stint on war-movie tropes and cliché-filled speeches, sometimes to its detriment. It fares better in recognizing the humanity and determination of the female soldiers.

    Apr 11, 2019 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • "Girls of the Sun," unlike the women who populate it, is weak and often corny.

    Apr 11, 2019 | Full Review…

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