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13 Ratings

Daughters of the Sun

Dakhtaran-e khorshid

Directed by Maryam Shahriar
Iran, 2000


Maryam Shahriar’s Iranian film is about an adolescent girl who must disguise herself as a boy in order to survive.

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Daughters of the Sun Directed by Maryam Shahriar

Awards & Festivals

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2001 | Winner: Netpac Award

Montréal World Film Festival

2000 | Winner: Montréal First Film Prize

Outfest: Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

2002 | Winner: Outstanding International Narrative Feature

Bratislava International Film Festival

2001 | Winner: Grand Prix

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