January 13 2022 7:30 pm
Saudi Arabia | 2018 | 104m | Cert PG | Drama
A young female doctor inadvertently runs for election to the local council and rubs up against the deeply conservative male establishment, severely testing the limits of the recent liberalisations in the Kingdom. Described as a film that just radiates positive and idealistic energy it is directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour – the first female director from Saudi Arabia to release a full length feature film.
fiery and headstrong, and instantly gets you on its side
Xan Brooks – the Guardian