Runtime: 98 mins
Genres Comedy Drama
Actors Reem Abdullah, Waad Mohammed, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd, Sultan Al Assaf, Alanoud Sajini, Rafa Al Sanea, Dana Abdullilah, Rehab Ahmed, Nouf Saad, Ibrahim Almozael, Mohammed Zahir, Sara Aljaber, Noura Faisal, Talal Loay, Fawziah Alyaaqop, Dima Sajini, Maram Alkhozaim, Mariam Alkhozaim, Rawan Abdulsalam, Tahani Yusef, Saud Alojayan, Ali Algorbani, Saud Alotaibi, Mohammed Albahry, Sami Hazim, Mariam Alghamdi, Mohammed Alkhozaim, Ahmad Noman, Vincent Wager
Wadjda is the first feature film shot fully in Saudi Arabia as well as by a female Saudi director during 2012. The film was shown in many international film festivals and won numerous awards too.
Wadjda is a Saudi Arabian-German movie telling the story of an 11-year old Saudi girl, Wadjda who lives in the capital Riyadh, and wants to buy a green bicycle that she saw in a store on her way to school. She has her neighborhood friend Abdullah whom she wants to race against, but riding bikes is not allows for girls and Wadjda’s mother denies buying one for her daughter.
Wadjda’s father looks for a second marriage and her mother tries to convince him not to take a second wife. Wadjda does forbid activities such as mediator for a teacher, selling mix tapes, etc. in the school yard so that she could find the money herself to buy a bicycle. The movie shows a girl’s knowledge and belief in Quran and how that belief came for her help.
Will she buy a bicycle? Will her father take a second wife? And will she win the race against Abdullah? The movie definitely deserves watching with kids who have colorful dreams about their life. Just go online and download free movie like these to have a great time.