Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. Wadjda sees a beautiful green bicycle for sale that she wants desperately so she can race her friend, Abdullah. But Wadjdas mother wont allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girls virtue. So Wadjda decides to try and raise the money herself. At first, Wadjda's mother is too preoccupied with convincing her husband not to take a second wife to realize whats going on. And soon enough Wadjda's plans are thwarted when she is caught running various schemes at school. Just as she is losing hope of raising enough money, she hears of a cash prize for a Koran recitation competition at her school. She devotes herself to the memorization and recitation of Koranic verses, and her teachers begin to see Wadjda as a model pious girl. The competition isnt going to be easy, especially for a troublemaker like Wadjda, but she refuses to give in. She is determined to continue fighting for her dreams...
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Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd, Alanoud Sajini, Dana Abdullilah, Ibrahim Almozael, Mohammed Zahir, Nouf Saad, Noura Faisal, Rafa Al Sanea, Reem Abdullah, Rehab Ahmed, Sara Aljaber, Sultan Al Assaf, Talal Loay, Waad Mohammed