Wadjda Wadjda

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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. After a fight with her friend Abdullah, a neighborhood boy she shouldn't be playing with, Wadjda sees a beautiful green bicycle for sale. She wants the bicycle desperately so that she can beat Abdullah in a race. But Wadjda's mother won't allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl's virtue. So Wadjda decides to try and raise the money herself...

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腳踏車大作戰, To apagorevmeno podilato, Den grønne cykel, Den grønne sykkelen, La bicicleta verde, O Sonho de Wadjda, Das Mädchen Wadjda, Vihreä polkupyörä, La bicicletta verde, Shôjo wa Jitensha ni Notte, Dziewczynka w trampkach, Vađda, Yaджда, Den gröna cykeln, Zeleno kolo, Vecide, 와즈다

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