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AUDIOVISUALS
Title 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.
Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2014]
Edition [Blu-Ray + DVD [combo pack].

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Subject Girls -- Saudi Arabia.
Girls -- Saudi Arabia -- Social conditions.
Bicycles -- Saudi Arabia.
Mothers and daughters -- Saudi Arabia.
Contests -- Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia.
Alt Name Al-Mansour, Haifaa, 1974-
Paul, Roman (Producer),
Meixner, Gerhard,
Alkahtani, Amr,
Mohammed, Waad,
Abdullah, Reem,
Ahd (Actress),
Juhanī, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān,
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm),
Razor Filmproduktion (Firm),
Razor Filmproduktion (Firme),
High Look Group,
Rotana Distribution (Firm),
Rotana Distribution (Firme),
Norddeutscher Rundfunk,
Bayerischer Rundfunk,
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm),
Description 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 Blu-ray disc
Edition [Blu-Ray + DVD [combo pack].
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.
Videodisc and Blu-ray disc are kept together in same container.
Credits Director of photography, Lutz Reitemeier ; editor, Andreas Wodraschke ; original music, Max Richter ; co-producer, Amr Alkahtani.
Cast Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Ahd, Abdullrahman Al Gohani.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: PG, for thematic elements, brief mild language and smoking."--Wikipédia.
System Details Blu-ray disc ; region A, high definition widescreen (1.75:1) presentation ; 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, requires Blu-ray player.
DVD ; NTSC ; region 1 ; high definition widescreen (1.75:1) presentation ; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround.
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.
Awards 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.
ISBN/ISSN 043396435421
Publisher # 43542 Sony Pictures
OCLC # 880216247