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/10
5 Ratings

Saudi Runaway

Directed by Susanne Regina Meures
Switzerland, 2020
Documentary

Synopsis

Amjad, a young, fearless woman from Saudi Arabia, is tired of being controlled by the state and patronized by her family. With an arranged marriage imminent, a life without rights and free will seems inevitable. Amjad decides to escape.

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Saudi Runaway Directed by Susanne Regina Meures

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2020 | Special Mention: Ecumenical Jury Prize (Panorama)

CPH:DOX

2020

Critics reviews

It’s a perilous activity given women’s traditionally subordinate status there, and transforms selfie-style narcissism into radical resistance.
January 31, 2020
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