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DVD/VIDEO/FILM

Title Wadjda / written and directed by Haifaa Al Mansour ; produced by Roman Paul and Gerhard Meixner.

Published London : Soda Pictures, 2014.
©2014.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank DVD  DVD 7943  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videodisc (93 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Contents Wadjda -- Extras: Women without shadows (45 minutes) ; Making of Wadjda (30 minutes)
Credits Composer, Max Richter.
Performers Cast: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani.
Summary 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. At first, Wadjda's mother is too preoccupied with convincing her husband not to take a second wife to realize what's going on. And soon enough Wadjda's plans are thwarted when she is caught running various schemes at school. Just as she is losing hope of raising enough money, she hears of a cash prize for a Koran recitation competition at her school.
Audience Classification: PG.
Original Version Originally produced: Saudi Arabia : Razor Film Produktion GmbH, Highlook Communications Group, Rotana Film Production, 2012.
System notes DVD ; Region 2; PAL.
Language notes Arabic dialogue with English subtitles.
Other author Al-Mansour, Haifaa, 1974- director, screenwriter.
Paul, Roman (Producer), producer.
Abdullah, Reem, actor.
Mohammed, Waad, actor.
Juhanī, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān, actor.
Soda Pictures (Firm), issuing body.
Razor Filmproduktion (Firm), production company.
High Look Group, production company.
Rotana Film Production, production company.
Subject Girls -- Saudi Arabia -- Drama.
Girls -- Saudi Arabia -- Drama -- Social conditions.
Bicycles -- Saudi Arabia -- Drama.
Mothers and daughters -- Saudi Arabia -- Drama.
Contests -- Saudi Arabia -- Drama.
Saudi Arabia -- Drama.
Standard Number 5060238039598
Publisher Number SODA 192 Soda Pictures