• 2013
  • Saudi Arabia
  • 1h 38min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Haifaa Al-Mansour
  • Written by: Haifaa Al-Mansour
  • Cast: Reem Abdullah, Waad Mohammed, Abdullrahman Al Gohani
  • Language: Arabic
  • UK release: 19 July 2013

Drama set in Saudi Arabia about a young girl who challenges her country's traditions.

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16 Jul 20134 stars

A charming tale that also happens to be the first Saudi Arabian film shot by a woman

Wadjda holds a unique place in world cinema as the first Saudi Arabian feature shot entirely within the kingdom and directed by a woman, Haifaa Al Mansour. The novelty value alone is enough to make it of interest but even more noteworthy is the fact…

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