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WADJDA (2012)

WADJDA <span>(2012)</span> artwork

WADJDA (2012)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 95

Release dates 19/07/2013

BBFCInsight Contains mild sex references

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Haifaa Al Mansour

Cast includes Reem Abdullah, Waad Mohammed, Abdullrahman Al Gohani

Summary Young Wadjda wants nothing more than to own a lovely bicycle, but as a female in a devout Muslim family she is not allowed.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 09/07/2013

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

WADJDA is a drama about a ten year old girl who enters a Koran recitation competition at her school in Saudi Arabia in order to win the cash prize and achieve her dream of buying a bicycle.

Sex

The film contains various mild references to adults having affairs, as well as general observations about relationships.

The film also contains infrequent references to the virginity of girls being damaged by riding bicycles, as well as reference to women not touching the Koran whilst having their periods.

There is one use of very mild bad language ('damn').

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Details

Title
WADJDA
Year
2012
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Soda Pictures Ltd.
Classified date(s)
11/11/2013
Main language
Arabic
BBFC reference
AZF302357

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