Considéré comme le premier film saoudien, une spécificité somme toute anecdotique, cette oeuvre opportune et salutaire, sous de fausses apparences de candeur et de naïveté, sur un sujet d'une enfantine et anodine préoccupation, décoche, mine de rien et (roulement de) bille en tête, d'acerbes flèches sur le machisme ambiant et le patriarcat triomphant. www.cinefiches.com
Wadjda has confirmed to me something I was pretty sure of before - Saudi Arabia is the shittiest place in the world. Wadjda is a powerful nudge to the heart strings. It's such a shame that in certain countries *cough cough* don't appreciate their powerful girls and women.
you can tell this movie was made by a woman. in a country like saudi-arabia in which women have to hide their body, hair and even faces, this movie shows everything from a female perspective. You learn about the things females face every day in saudi-arabia, which is really interesting and it makes you think. Not long ago it was quite similar in Europe, which ppl tend to forget.