- Original title
- Running time
- 98 min.
- Saudi Arabia
Sultan Al Assaf,
Co-production Saudi Arabia-Germany; Highlook Communications Group / Razor Film
Drama | Childhood. Social Drama. Based On A True Story
- Synopsis / Plot
- 10-year-old Wadjda challenges deep-rooted Saudi traditions in a determined quest to buy a bicycle. When everything goes against her plans, she sees one last chance in her school's Koran recitation competition and the large cash prize for first place. The first film ever shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, WADJDA is the story of a girl determined to fight for her dreams.
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominated for Best First Film
: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
: National Board of Review (NBR): Freedom of Expression Award
2013: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Nominated for Best International Independent Film
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