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Film: The Perfect Candidate (PG)
Thu, 7th July, 2022 @ 19:00pm - 20:40pm£4.50 – £7
Bishop’s Castle Film Society Choice
A determined young doctor runs for city council in Saudi Arabia, her campaign gathers unexpected momentum in this assured drama ,her creative and ambitious campaign becomes a symbol for a larger movement.
★★★★‘accidental heroine takes on the cynics’ The Guardian
★★★★ ‘The Perfect Candidate is fresh and hopeful not just because of the series of rather schematic triumphs that its narrative describes, but because it is a specific portrait. In some ways, Maryam is representative of Saudi womanhood at large, but mostly, she’s just herself.’ Rolling Stone
In Arabic with English subtitles