Directed by : Eva Husson 

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Written by : Eva Husson 

Casting : Golshifteh Farahani and Emmanuelle Bercot

Language : French, Kurdish, English, Arabic

Producer : Didar Domehri

Co-producers : Joseph Roushop, Pascal Diot, Vladimer Katcharava, Etienne Comar, Jamal Zeinal Zade and Dan Weshler

Production : Maneki Films

Coproduction : Gapbusters (Belgium), 20 Steps Productions (Georgia), Wild Bunch (France), Arches Films (France) and Bord Cadre films  (Switzerland)

With the support of : Eurimages, CNC (Support for new technologies in production, development support and original score support), Creative Europe Programme - MEDIA of the European Union, ANGOA, Aquitaine région and "Film In Georgia" (Cash rebate system)

With the participation of : Canal +, OCS, RTBF, Proximus, Tax Shelter Casa Kafka Pictures and Wallonie-Bruxelles Federation

In association with : Elle Driver, BackUp Media, B Media 2014, Indéfilms 6 and Cinécap

Internationale sales : Elle Driver

French Distributor : Wild Bunch Distribution

Synopsis : 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 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.


Cannes International Film Festival 2018 - Competition

Toronto International Film Festival 2018 - Special presentations

Women Make Waves (Taïwan) 2018 - opening movie

Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award War Correspondents 2018

BFI London Film Festival 2018

Porto-Vecchio Political Film Festival - Grand Jury Prize

Amiens International Film Festival

Kolkata International Film Festival 2018

Chennai International Film Festival 2018

Helsinki International Film Festival 2019

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