Girls of the Sun (Les filles du soleil) (2018) - Rotten Tomatoes

Girls of the Sun (Les filles du soleil) (2018)

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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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All Critics (18) | Top Critics (6)

The political setting is vague and the results erratic, alternating between intense suspense and high bathos.

September 5, 2018 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

Representational merits alone can't distinguish this movie's clumsy farrago of good intentions, ham-fisted story choices and cloddishly on-the-nose dialogue.

May 15, 2018 | Full Review…

Barreling forward with fits of strong drama and underwritten characters, Girls of the Sun features just enough good scenes to make one wish they held together as a whole.

May 14, 2018 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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Their courageous, inspiring inspiration deserved a better movie, one with more nuanced plotting and a less overbearing score. Failing that, couldn't Girls Of The Sun have let the pots righteously boil?

May 14, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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Interested parties are better off checking out some of the documentaries, such as "Gulîstan, Land of Roses," rather than this well-intentioned yet cliché-riddled lunge at the tear ducts.

May 13, 2018 | Full Review…

At once mildly harrowing and completely over-the-top, intermittently intense yet so unsubtle it winds up doing damage to its own worthy discourse.

May 13, 2018 | Full Review…

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