Daste-e Dokhtaran | Squad of Girls | 2022


Set in Khoramshahr, Iran, in 1980, amid the aftermath of the Iranian revolution and the Iraqi invasion led by Saddam Hussein, "Squad of Girls" tells the compelling tale of female civilians resisting the advancing enemy. Despite societal norms and the harsh reality of war, a diverse group of women, each with unique motivations, decides to stay and fight. The narrative explores the motives and secrets of these heroic women, shedding light on the devastating impacts of war and offering a feminine perspective on the early days of the Iraqi occupation of Khorramshahr.

  • Director

    Monir Gheydi

  • Writer

    Monir Gheydi

  • Cast

    Niki Karimi, Pantea Panahi ha, Fereshteh Hosseini, Hoda Zeynolabedin

  • Producer(s)

    Mohammad Reza Mansouri

  • Editor(s)

    Hamid Najafi Rad

  • Music

    Sattar Orki

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