Releasing Date: 5 September 2013 (Germany)
Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour
Writers: Haifaa Al-Mansour
Stars: Waad Mohammed, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Reem Abdullah
The story is totally based on a girl and shows her braveness. This is a good family movie and you can watch wadjda movie with the complete family. Wadjda is a 10 years old, life in a suburb of Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia. Despite living in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, enterprising and always living on the edge of what you can do. After a fight with his friend Abdullah, a boy in his neighborhood, Wadjda see a beautiful green bike is for sale. She desperately needs a bike that can beat in a race Abdullah. But Wadjda’s mother will not allow it for fear of the repercussions of a society that sees the bicycle as a danger to the virtue of a girl. So Wadjda decides to try to raise the money for herself.
In the middle of the desert, in a country, Saudi Arabia, which produces ten million barrels of oil per day and a movie every century, “is just the miracle” (L’Humanité): the emergence of the green bike (Wadjda), not only the first film produced in a country with no cinemas (the only one in the world where commercial galleries do not have a top floor with a multiplex cinema), but also directed by a woman, Haifa Al Man sour.
Presented at the 2012 Venice Film Festival, audiences and critics applauded his courage, his sensitivity and skill with which the story is told a Saudi teenager who dreams of a bicycle. In the spring of 2013, Al Man sour received the Breakthrough Award at Cannes delivering the station France Culture Cinema. The green bike was released in Spanish theaters on June 28, 2013 and on 5 September 2013 (Germany). Movie had good rating and people like this movie in bulk. Movie is written and directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour. Hope people like this movie.