Wadjda

Wadjda (2012)

Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight with her friend Abdullah, a neighborhood boy she shouldn't be playing with, Wadjda sees a beautiful green bicycle for sale. She wants the bicycle desperately so that she can beat Abdullah in a race. But Wadjda's mother won't allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl's virtue. So Wadjda decides to try and raise the money herself...

Writing:
  • Haifaa al-Mansour
Directing:
  • Haifaa al-Mansour
themoviedb icon 7.3/10
  • Views: 1
  • Release Date: 2012-08-31
  • Language: العربية
  • Country: DE, JO, NL, SA, AE, US
  • Runtime: 98
  • Revenue: $1,347,747
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