The Perfect Candidate (subtitled)

Run time does not include previews1 hr 45 min | Drama | Not Rated
The Perfect Candidate (subtitled)

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  • Release Date

  • Rating

    Not Rated
  • Genre

    Drama
  • Director

    Haifaa Al Mansour
  • Starring

    Mila Alzahrani, Dhay, Nourah Al Awad, Khalid Abdulrhim
  • Distributor

    Music Box Films

Synopsis

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 council after 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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Synopsis

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 council after 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.