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‘The Perfect Candidate’ Exclusive Trailer: Haifaa Al-Mansour’s Heartfelt Drama Arrives In Theaters This May

While the name Haifaa Al-Mansour might not be as well known as some international filmmakers, the trailblazing director will always go down in history as the first woman to direct a feature film in Saudi Arabia, with 2012’s “Wadjda.” Obviously, due to the political and religious climate in the Middle East, women aren’t treated nearly as equal as men are, which is something Al-Mansour dives deeper into with her newest film, “The Perfect Candidate.” READ MORE: ‘The Perfect Candidate’: Haifaa

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