The Perfect Candidate (2020)

  • Drama, Political
  • 1h 41m

Director Haifaa Al Mansour returns to her native Saudi Arabia with The Perfect Candidate, a tale of one woman’s quest to challenge not only the system but also herself. A determined young doctor who decides to run for municipal council sweeps up her family and community as they struggle to accept their town’s first female candidate and watch her fight for social change on a local level.

Another powerful tale of female strength and perseverance from the director of 2012’s Wadjda.

Languages

Arabic, English

Subtitles

English

Countries

Saudi Arabia, Germany

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