Trailers/Videos

Brief synopsis

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.
(https://www.labiennale.org/en/cinema/2019/venezia-76-competition/perfect-candidate)

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Mila Al ZahraniMaryam [L]
Nourah Al AwadSara [L]
Khalid AbdulrhimAbdulaziz [L]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Production accountantIris Karmaat
Post production supervisorFlora Rumpler
ColoristFabiana Cardalda
Director of photographyPatrick Orth
Camera operatorConrad Lobst
B-Cam + Gimbal R2 | Saudi Arabia
B-Cam + Gimbal R2 | Saudi Arabia
Gimbal system operatorConrad Lobst
1st assistant cameraChristoph Kunze
1st assistant cameraMartin Lübke
1.AC B-Kamera
1.AC B-Kamera
2nd assistant cameraMartin Lübke
2nd assistant cameraTorsten Seidler
Zusatz - 1 Tag Rückladen Verleih
Zusatz - 1 Tag Rückladen Verleih
Costume designerHeike Fademrecht
76TH VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, COMPETITION
76TH VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, COMPETITION
Assistant costume designerTatjana Jung
KB Heike Fademrecht
KB Heike Fademrecht
WardrobeLydia Popp
DirectorHaifaa Al Mansour
1st AD (local system)Gregor Stitzl
Script supervisorLouise Wildemann
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
EditorAndreas Wodraschke
Assistant editorDaniel McMahon
Key gripErik Sens
GafferMathias Beier
Best boyFalk Oettel
Makeup artist / hair stylistGrete Pfleger
Key makeup artist/hair stylistDorothea Wiedermann
ComposerVolker Bertelmann
Music consultantAnnette Gentz
Original Score
Original Score
ProducerGerhard Meixner
ProducerBrad Niemann
ProducerRoman Paul
ProducerHaifaa Al Mansour
Assistant-/ junior-producerFlora Rumpler
Production designerOlivier Meidinger
76TH Venice International Film, Competition
76TH Venice International Film, Competition
Prop masterMarie-Catherine Theiler
Standby propsAnja Heinicke
Graphic artistMartin Klinge
Line producerOle Nicolaisen
Production managerOle Nicolaisen
Production supervisorTristan Hume
Production supervisorJan Enderlein
30.03.19 - 19.04.19
30.03.19 - 19.04.19
Travel coordinatorSvenja Jorden
Shipping Coordinator
Shipping Coordinator
Health and safety coordinatorGrit Belitz
Assistant production managerAimée Fox
Set manager/ floor managerBadr Zouhir
ScreenwriterHaifaa Al Mansour
ScreenwriterBrad Niemann
Production sound mixerUve Haußig
Sound re-recording mixerOlaf Mehl
Sound designerSebastian Schmidt [3]
Supervising dialog editorSebastian Heyser
Dialogue editorJohannes Krause
Foley editorJan Möser
Adr recordistMarc Meusinger
ADR in Riyadh (KSA)
ADR in Riyadh (KSA)

Distributing companies

CompanyComment
Neue Visionen Filmverleih GmbH [de]
Germany
Germany

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Cameras and UtilitiesLudwig Kameraverleih GmbH
Lighting and UtilitiesLudwig Kameraverleih GmbH
CostumesPATIN-A SHOP GmbH
Costume supplies
Costume supplies
PropsI-Sight-Media
interaktive Desktop-Animationen
interaktive Desktop-Animationen
Image/EditingThe Post Republic GmbH
Sound (Postproduction)Metrix Media
Sound (Postproduction)MMZ Mitteldeutsches Multimediazentrum Halle (Saale) GmbH
DOLBY ATMOS Mixing Stage
DOLBY ATMOS Mixing Stage
Sound (Postproduction)studiogelb

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Heike Fademrecht2019Bild-Kunst Förderpreis [de]CostumesWinner
Olivier Meidinger2019Bild-Kunst Förderpreis [de]Production designWinner
Haifaa Al Mansour2019Venice Int. Film Festival [it]Venezia 76Nominated

Festivals

YearCountryFestivalComment
2020USAPalm Springs International Film FestivalAwards Buzz: Best International Feature Film nominiert
2020NetherlandsRotterdam International Film FestivalVoices: Limelight
2020GermanyFestival des Deutschen Films
2019South KoreaBusan International Film FestivalSektion: A Window On Asian Cinema
2019ItalyVenice International Film FestivalVenezia 76
2019United KingdomBFI London Film FestivalCompetition: Best Film
2019GermanyHof Int. Film Festival
2019CanadaToronto International Film Festival (TIFF)Contemporary World Cinema

TV-broadcast

TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
RepeatFranceCanal+ [fr]Tuesday, 06/04/2021, 10.45 PM
RepeatFranceCanal+ [fr]Thursday, 04/03/2021, 8.50 PMCanal+ Cinéma
RepeatFranceCanal+ [fr]Thursday, 25/02/2021, 10.35 PMCanal+ Cinéma

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releaseFranceWednesday, 12/08/2020
Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 12/03/2020
PremiereThursday, 29/08/2019Venice Film Festival