Wadjda Synopsis
A rebellious Saudi girl (Waad Mohammed) hatches a scheme to raise enough money to buy a bicycle.
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Movie Reviews

Saudi Movie= instantly interesting

By The_Separator
The total lack of films that come out of Saudi Arabia made Wadjda, a Saudi film by Haiffa Al-Mansour, instantly alluring. Al- Mansour’s charms the viewer with the common everyday struggles of the...

Limits and possibilities

By leonelro
A very good film about the enormous limitations that women suffer in that part of the world, but at the same time some windows of opportunity....


By Helen1818
GO! Very informative as I was not aware of some of the Middle East's religious beliefs and practices. The actors are genuine and production quality very good. The subtitles were overall fine, but...


By toltecdreamer
This is a movie made in a repressive country by a first time filmmaker and it is well worth seeing. Wadja is the face of the future, a smart, thoughtful girl who questions - such as "Why can't a...

Well-made movie!

By scdg
This was a very well-made film. The plot was simple but very intriguing. Great actors. It showed everyday struggles that Saudi women go through. The movie made your heart melt. I really got...

A sweet movie

By Sweeneybird
I loved this. Seeing day to day life in Saudi Arabia from the perspective of 10 year old Wadjda really brought me into the culture in a way that I didn't expect. Although my first instinct was Western...

Amazing! Must GO!

By vicky2bollywood
A humble, honest story about a girl quest to follow her dreams amidst social and cultural objections. Great movie!...

One of the best films of the year

By dpettit2905
Very balanced movie. It moves along very well. Story was sweet, but not saccrihin. You will definitely learn a lot about Saudi Arabian culture!...

A gentle tribute to the human spirit

By tzriverwalker
I am writing this days later but the feeling remains of having been privileged to enter into Wadjda's world. In its quiet way this movie illuminates the darkness of a restrictive society with the...


By analafanatica
Great movie...what an amazing story....

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Rated PG | For Brief Mild Language, Thematic Elements and Smoking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Beautiful, nuanced tale of an independent Saudi girl.
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