Wadjda

(2012)

Overview

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...

  1. Haifaa Al-Mansour

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Reem Abdullah

    Reem Abdullah

    Mother

  2. Waad Mohammed

    Waad Mohammed

    Wadjda

  3. Abdullrahman Algohani

    Abdullah

  4. Ahd

    Ahd

    Ms. Hussa

  5. Sultan Al Assaf

    Father

Full Cast & Crew

Wadjda
Wadjda

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Facts

Original Title وجدة‎‎

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 13, 2013
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language Arabic

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget -

Revenue $1,347,747.00

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