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The Perfect Candidate

A revealing look at the changing roles of women in Saudi Arabia from director Haifaa Al-Mansour (WADJDA), THE PERFECT CANDIDATE follows Maryam, a determined young doctor who runs for city council after the male incumbent repeatedly ignores her request to fix the muddy road leading to her clinic. Despite her father and her community's struggle to accept her as their town's first female candidate, Maryam's creative and ambitious campaign builds momentum, becoming a symbol for a larger movement.

Showtimes for
Thursday, October 21

No Showtimes Available.


1 hr. 41 min.


Haifaa Al Mansour


Haifaa Al Mansour
Brad Niemann


Mila Alzahrani
Nourah Al Awad
Khalid Abdulrhim

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