|Release Date||:||03/12/2020 (DE)|
|Time||:||01 Hours 41 Minutes|
Movie: The Perfect Candidate (2020) A young Saudi female doctor decides to run for an office in a municipal election.
Written by Louisa Moore - Screen Zealots on March 27, 2020
The first Saudi woman to direct a feature film (“Wadjda”), Haifaa Al-Mansour, brings her unique voice and perspective to her follow-up movie, “The Perfect Candidate,” the story of a female doctor who decides to run for a local political office. The film lends an insider’s look at life in modern-day Saudi Arabia and the changing role of women in a country known for its restrictive gender customs. Maryam (Mila Al Zahrani) is an ambitious young doctor working in a small town medical clinic. She’s well-educated and smart, yet she gets daily pushback from many of her male patients and has to work... read the rest.