Wadjda / a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Razor Film in co-production with High Look Group and Rotana Studios, in cooperation with Norddeutscher Rundfunk and Bayerischer Rundfunk
Blu-rays | Sony Pictures Home Entertainment | 2014 | [Blu-ray version]
Available at Adult Blu-ray-Feature Film (Call number: BLU-RAY W WORLD (ARABIC)) plus 2 more
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 
1 videodisc (approximately 97 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Blu-ray; 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, requires Blu-ray player.
Includes Arabic and dubbed French (PAR) soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, English (SDH) or French.
Title from container.
Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Ahd, Abdullrahman Al Gohani.
Co-producer, Amr Alkahtani ; produced by Roman Paul, Gerhard Meixner ; written and directed by Haifaa Al Mansour ; director of photography, Lutz Reitemeier ; editor, Andreas Wodraschke ; original music, Max Richter.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Winner: Best International Feature, Audience Award, Los Angeles Film Festival - Telluride Film Festival; Winner: Cinema for Peace Award, Interfilm Award, Venice Film Festival - Tribeca Film Festival.
MPAA rating: PG, for thematic elements, brief mild language and smoking.
Wadjda, a fun-loving 10-year-old girl living in Saudi Arabia, has her heart set on a beautiful new bicycle. However, her mother won't allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl's virtue. Determined to turn her dreams into reality and buy the bike on her own, Wadjda uncovers the contradictions and opportunities ingrained in her world. Hilarious, heartbreaking and inspiring all at once, this groundbreaking film has charmed critics and audiences all over the globe.
Special features: Commentary with writer/director Haifaa Al Mansour; The making of Wadjda; Director's Guild of America Q&A with Haifaa Al Mansour.
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