DVD - 2014

Wadjda, a fun-loving 10-year-old girl living in Saudi Arabia, has her heart set on a beautiful new bicycle. However, her mother won't allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl's virtue. Determined to turn her dreams into reality and buy the bike on her own, Wadjda uncovers the contradictions and opportunities ingrained in her world. Hilarious, heartbreaking and inspiring all at once, this groundbreaking film has charmed critics and audiences all over the globe.

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Fiction films
Feature films
Coming-of-age films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment [2014]
Corporate Authors
Razor Filmproduktion (Firm), High Look Group, Rotana Distribution (Firm), Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Bayerischer Rundfunk
Corporate Authors
Razor Filmproduktion (Firm) (production company), High Look Group, Rotana Distribution (Firm), Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Bayerischer Rundfunk
Other Authors
Haifaa Al-Mansour, 1974- (film director), Roman (Producer) Paul (film producer), Gerhard Meixner (actor), Amr Alkahtani (composer), Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Ahd (Actress), Abdullrahman Al-Gohani, Max Richter
Item Description
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Originally issued as part of a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack.
Special features: Commentary with writer/director Haifaa Al Mansour; The making of Wadjda; Director's Guild of America Q&A with Haifaa Al Mansour.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (approximately 97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Playing Time
DVD, NTSC region 1, high definition widescreen (1.75:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround.
MPAA rating: PG, for thematic elements, brief mild language and smoking.
Winner: Best International Feature, Audience Award, Los Angeles Film Festival - Telluride Film Festival; Winner: Cinema for Peace Award, Interfilm Award, Venice Film Festival - Tribeca Film Festival.
Production Credits
Director of photography, Lutz Reitemeier ; editor, Andreas Wodraschke ; original music, Max Richter.