A young girl's bicycle dreams come to life in first film ever shot in Saudi Arabia
There is no question that 'Wadjda' is intended to be a kind of propaganda attesting to Saudi Arabia’s openness to social change.
A film from a country where no films have been shot before, a country without movie theaters and where men and women are strictly segregated; and a film, what’s more, made by a woman – all these already make “Wadjda,” the first movie to be made in Saudi Arabia, an intriguing work to watch. Add to this the fact that “Wadjda” is a lovely, gentle film, and the...
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