An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.
A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.
A young woman struggles for independence and identity in a small Florida tourist town.
After a highly unusual zombie saves a still-living girl from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion events that might transform the entire lifeless world.
In 1931, three half-white, half-Aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their houses to be trained as domestic staff, and set off on a journey across the Outback.
Henry Poole moves in to a house in his old neighborhood, to spend what he believes are his remaining days alone. The discovery of a "miracle" by a nosy neighbor ruptures his solitude and restores his faith in life.
When ordered by his father to avenge the death of his older brother, a young man questions the tradition of violence between two rival families.
After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
Two teenage cancer patients begin a life-affirming journey to visit a reclusive author in Amsterdam.
A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.
A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague.