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...

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!...


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

Superb Movie!

By WFHartnett
A powerful profile of courage in Saudi Arabia....

Fantastic movie

By cherylannesnyder
This is a well written, well acted feel good movie. The amazing part is that it was directed by a woman - in a country where women can't even drive!!!...

By mrnaawaf
Lying stereotyping...

Eye opening

By kewinstedt
Most of us know nothing about life in Riyadh, so that alone is a reason to see this! Wadjda and her mother are totally endearing. The plot is simple but engaging. A really nice movie....

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Rated PG | For Brief Mild Language, Thematic Elements and Smoking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 9+ Beautiful, nuanced tale of an independent Saudi girl.
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