The Resource 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 ; produced by Roman Paul, Gerhard Meixner ; written and directed by Haifaa Al Mansour

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 ; produced by Roman Paul, Gerhard Meixner ; written and directed by Haifaa Al Mansour

Label
Wadjda
Title
Wadjda
Statement of responsibility
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 ; produced by Roman Paul, Gerhard Meixner ; written and directed by Haifaa Al Mansour
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Genre
Language
  • ara
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • ara
  • ara
Summary
  • 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
  • "Wadjda est une jeune fille saoudienne de douze ans. Elle vient d'un milieu conservateur. Cependant, Wadjda écoute de la musique rock, porte des Converse et des jeans. Mais un jour, sa vie change alors qu' elle aperçoit un vélo. Malgré l'interdiction faite aux femmes d'avoir un vélo, elle s'inscrit au concours de récitations coraniques de son école pour obtenir le premier prix : elle aura ainsi, la somme tant espérée pour acheter le vélo et faire la course avec son ami Abdallah
Awards note
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.
Cataloging source
OTZ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Lutz Reitemeier ; editor, Andreas Wodraschke ; original music, Max Richter ; co-producer, Amr Alkahtani
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • Rating: PG; for thematic elements, brief mild language and smoking
  • CHV rating: G
Language note
In Arabic or French (PAR); English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); credits in parallel Arabic and English; some special features include English audio
LC call number
  • PN1997.2
  • PN1997.2
LC item number
.W33 2013
PerformerNote
Starring: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Ahd, Abdullrahman Al Gohani
Runtime
97
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Technique
live action
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 ; produced by Roman Paul, Gerhard Meixner ; written and directed by Haifaa Al Mansour
Label
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 ; produced by Roman Paul, Gerhard Meixner ; written and directed by Haifaa Al Mansour
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
  • 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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Accompanying material
1 Blu-ray disc.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
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Edition
Blu-Ray
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
cat13
Other control number
043396435421
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
43542
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn880216247
  • (OCoLC)880216247
System details
Blu-ray disc ; region A, high definition widescreen (1.75:1) presentation ; 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
  • Blu-ray disc
  • DVD

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