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Author: المنصور، هيفاء. القحطاني، عمرو. محمد، وعد. عبد اللة، ريم. عهد. الجهني، عبد الرحمن. ; ; Haifaa Al-MansourRoman Paul, (Producer)Gerhard MeixnerAmr AlkahtaniAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Bluray Video : Blu-ray disc : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : Arabic : Blu-Ray + DVD [combo pack]View all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction films
Feature films
Coming-of-age films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: المنصور، هيفاء. القحطاني، عمرو. محمد، وعد. عبد اللة، ريم. عهد. الجهني، عبد الرحمن. ; ; Haifaa Al-Mansour; Roman Paul, (Producer); Gerhard Meixner; Amr Alkahtani; Waad Mohammed; Reem Abdullah; Ahd, (Actress); Abdullrahman Al-Gohani; Lutz Reitemeier; Max Richter; Andreas Wodraschke; Sony Pictures Classics (Firm),; Razor Filmproduktion (Firm),; High Look Group,; Rotana Distribution (Firm),; Norddeutscher Rundfunk,; Bayerischer Rundfunk,; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm),
OCLC Number: 869899828
Language Note: In Arabic or French (PAR); English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); credits in parallel Arabic and English; some special features include English audio.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features include: Commentary with writer/director Haifaa Al Mansour; The making of Wadjda; Director's Guild of America Q&A with Haifaa Al Mansour.
Credits: Director of photography, Lutz Reitemeier ; editor, Andreas Wodraschke ; original music, Max Richter.
Cast: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Ahd, Abdullrahman Al Gohani.
Awards: Best International Feature, Audience Award, Los Angeles Film Festival - Telluride Film Festival; Cinema for Peace Award, Interfilm Award, Venice Film Festival - Tribeca Film Festival.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG, for thematic elements, brief mild language and smoking.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 97 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Blu-ray: Blu-ray, region A, high definition widescreen (1.75:1) presentation; 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, requires Blu-ray player.; DVD: DVD, NTSC region 1, high definition widescreen (1.75:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround.
Other Titles: Wajdah
Responsibility: a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Razor Film in co-production with High Look Group and Rotana Studios, in cooperation with Norddeutscher Rundfunk and Bayerischer Rundfunk ; co-producer, Amr Alkahtani ; produced by Roman Paul, Gerhard Meixner ; written and directed by Haifaa Al Mansour.

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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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