This is the first feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia is the story of a young girl determined to raise enough money to buy a bike in a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl’s virtue. More impressive, WADJDA is the first feature film made by a female Saudi filmmaker. In a country where cinemas are banned and women cannot drive or vote, writer- director Haifaa Al Mansour has broken many barriers with her new film.
Audience Score: 87.5%
- Interesting insight into a different culture. EQnjoyed it
- Very interesting
- The times they are a changing. The West is slowly going East
- Interesting. Thought provoking
- A fine insight into a [xxxxx] society – good film
- An intersting window on a culturally different world from ours
- Beautifully filmed. Enjoyed humour – excellent detailed portrayal of life in a society controlled by religious superstition.