The Perfect Candidate (PG) – Drama


  • 104 min
  • Drama
  • Realease date: 12 Mar 2020 (Saudi Arabia, Germany)
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IMDB Rating:
6.2 / 10


A determined young Saudi doctor’s surprise run for office in the local city elections sweeps up her family and community as they struggle to accept their town’s first female candidate.  Running time: 104 minutes.  Arabic with subtitles.

Available from Curzon Home Cinema

Our view:   A revealing look at the changing roles of women in Saudi Arabia from director Haifaa Al-Mansour (WADJDA – screened at BFS in 2013)