The Perfect Candidate

Film Info
Country:Saudi Arabia
Release Year:2020
Runtime:105
Director:Haifaa Al Mansour
Rating:Not Rated
Language:Arabic with English subtitles
Format:2K DCP

Description

A revealing look at the changing roles of women in Saudi Arabia from director Haifaa Al Mansour (Wadjda), The Perfect Candidate follows Maryam, a determined young doctor who runs for city councilafter the male incumbent repeatedly ignores her request to fix the muddy road leading to her clinic. Despite her father and her community’s struggle to accept her as their town’s first female candidate, Maryam’s creative and ambitious campaign builds momentum, becoming a symbol for a larger movement.

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