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The Perfect Candidate

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, HOME is temporarily closed and the planned cinema release of this film will no longer be taking place.

However you can watch this film online from Fri 27 Mar via Modern Films.

If you rent this film directly through the Modern Films website, you get the opportunity to select HOME as a cinema to support, in doing this, HOME will receive a percentage of the rental fee. Terms and conditions apply, rentals are valid for a 48 -hour period, see Modern Films’ website for details.

Frustrated with the limits placed upon her because of her gender, a small-town Saudi doctor takes matters into her own hands and runs for local council in this touching family drama from Haifaa Al-Mansour (Wadjda, Mary Shelley).

As with Wadjda, Al-Mansour explores the pressing issue of women’s rights through the microcosm of one character, showing that change may be slow to come, yet it can start with the smallest act of bravery.