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The Perfect Candidate (2019)

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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.

Director:

Haifaa Al-Mansour
1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Mila Al Zahrani Mila Al Zahrani ... Dr. Maryam Alsafan
Dae Al Hilali Dae Al Hilali ... Selma (as Dhay)
Nora Al Awad Nora Al Awad ... Sara
Khalid Abdulraheem Khalid Abdulraheem ... Abdulaziz
Shafi Alharthy Shafi Alharthy ... Mohammed
Tareq Al Khaldi Tareq Al Khaldi ... Omar (as Tareq Ahmed Al-Khaldi)
Khadeeja Mua'th Khadeeja Mua'th ... Khadeeja
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rakan Abdulhaman Rakan Abdulhaman ... Majid
Nojoud Ahmed Nojoud Ahmed ... Dr. Abeer
Naser Al Algeel Naser Al Algeel ... Male Nurse 1
Saeed Almana Saeed Almana ... TV Host
Ahmad Alsulaimy Ahmad Alsulaimy ... Rashid
Abdullah Ateeg Abdullah Ateeg ... Immigration Officer
Reem Fahad Reem Fahad ... Dr. Mona
Waleed Ghannam Waleed Ghannam ... Airline Counter Attendant
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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.

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Drama

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This movie was selected as the Saudi Arabian entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards See more »

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Waste of time
15 May 2020 | by alhudaithybSee all my reviews

You will wish you were bland after watching this garbage


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Country:

Saudi Arabia | Germany

Language:

Arabic | English

Release Date:

12 March 2020 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

The Perfect Candidate See more »

Filming Locations:

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,237,201
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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