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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 ; co-producer, Amr Alkahtani ; produced by Roman Paul, Gerhard Meixner ; written and directed by Haifaa Al Mansour.

Publication Info. Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2014]


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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 97 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Physical Medium Blu-ray Blu-ray 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
digital optical stereo rda
Blu-ray digital optical surround 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio rda
NTSC rda
Blu-ray laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video Region 1 rda
Blu-ray video file Blu-ray Region A rda
Motion picture
System Details Blu-ray: Blu-ray, region A, high definition widescreen (1.75:1) presentation; 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, requires Blu-ray player.
Language 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.
Note Title from disc surface.
Cast Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Ahd, Abdullrahman Al Gohani.
Credits Director of photography, Lutz Reitemeier ; editor, Andreas Wodraschke ; original music, Max Richter.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Originally issued as part of a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack
Audience MPAA rating: PG, for thematic elements, brief mild language and smoking.
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.
Note Special features: Commentary with writer/director Haifaa Al Mansour; The making of Wadjda; Director's Guild of America Q&A with Haifaa Al Mansour, theatrical trailer.
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.
Subject Girls -- Saudi Arabia -- Drama.
Girls -- Saudi Arabia -- Social conditions -- Drama.
Bicycles -- Saudi Arabia -- Drama.
Mothers and daughters -- Saudi Arabia -- Drama.
Contests -- Saudi Arabia -- Drama.
Saudi Arabia -- Drama.
Genre/Form Coming-of-age films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films -- Saudi Arabia.
Feature films -- Germany.
Foreign language films -- Arabic.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Al-Mansour, Haifaa, 1974- film director, screenwriter.
Paul, Roman (Producer), film producer.
Meixner, Gerhard, film producer.
Alkahtani, Amr, film producer.
Mohammed, Waad, actor.
Abdullah, Reem, actor.
Ahd (Actress), actor.
Al-Gohani, Abdullrahman, actor.
Reitemeier, Lutz, 1963- cinematographer.
Richter, Max, composer (expression)
Wodraschke, Andreas, 1969- editor of moving image work.
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm), presenter.
Razor Filmproduktion (Firm), production company.
High Look Group, production company.
Rotana Distribution (Firm), production company.
Norddeutscher Rundfunk, production company.
Bayerischer Rundfunk, production company.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), film distributor.
Standard No. 043396435421
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