Movie Details

The Perfect Candidate

Maryam, an ambitious young doctor in Saudi Arabia, is frustrated when she finds herself turned back at the airport as her travel permission from her male guardian is outdated. When, due to a bureaucratic mix-up, she stumbles upon an application for her local city elections, she decides to run for office. She enlists her sisters` help for fundraising and campaigning. Despite facing restriction of women`s traditional roles and with the town struggling to accept their first female candidate, she pushes on, eventually placing her in a tight race between herself and her male opponent.

Language: Arabic
Subtitle: English
Classification: PG
Release Date: 16 Feb 2020
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 1 Hour 44 Minutes
Distributor: Film Festival Organizer
Cast: Mila Al Zahrani, Nora Al Awadh, Dae Al Hilali
Director: Haifaa al-Mansour
Format: 2D

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Effective 15 July 2011
G - Suitable for all ages
PG - Suitable for all ages, but parents should provide guidance to their young
PG13 - Suitable for persons aged 13 and above, but parental guidance is advised for children below 13
NC16 - Suitable for persons aged 16 years and above
M18 - Suitable for persons aged 18 years and above
R21 - Restricted to persons aged 21 and above only
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