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Wadjda

2012-08-31 | Drama
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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...
Director: Haifaa al-Mansour
Stars: Reem Abdullah, Waad Mohammed

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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....
The director of Wadjda is Haifaa al-Mansour.
Wadjda won 2012 Venice Film Festival, 2013 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, 2013 Durban International Film Festival, 2013 Fribourg International Film Festival, 2013 Göteborg Film Festival, 2013 Guild of German Art House Cinemas, 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival, 2013 Munich Film Festival, 2013 National Board of Review, USA, 2013 Palm Springs International Film Festival and 7 others.
The genre of Wadjda is Drama.
The runtime of Wadjda is 98 minutes.
The certification of Wadjda is PG.
The revenue of Wadjda was 1,347,747 USD.
On September 03, 2021, the IMDB rating of Wadjda is 7.5/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 99/100, Metacritic rating is 81/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The full version of Wadjda is provided by Netflix , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , FandangoNOW , Vudu , Microsoft Store , DIRECTV
The casts of Wadjda are Reem Abdullah starring as Mother, Waad Mohammed starring as Wadjda, Abdullrahman Algohani starring as Abdullah, Ahd starring as Ms. Hussa, Sultan Al Assaf starring as Father, Dana Abdullilah starring as Salma.
The release date of Wadjda is August 31, 2012.