Queen of the DesertOne woman can change the course of history.

Status: Completed

Completed: Awaiting release by distributor; release date not yet announced.

Queen of the Desert movie poster
2016 | PG-13 | Drama Biography | 2hrs, 8min

The exciting chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life. Bell was a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century. more


In Movie Theaters U.S.

March, 2016 Release

Cast

Robert Pattinson
T.E. Lawrence
Nicole Kidman
Gertrude Bell
Damian Lewis
Lt. Col. Charles Doughty-Wylie
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DIRECTOR


Screenwriter

Werner Herzog

COMPANies

Atlas Distribution & 4 more

Rating MPAA

PG-13 for brief nudity and some thematic elements

Storylines 2 more

A curious and adventurous young woman eager to explore the world outside of England, Gertrude Bell (Kidman) goes to the British embassy in Tehran where she quickly falls in love with a secretary of the embassy, Henry Cadogan (Franco). This sparks the beginning of a life-long adventure among the beautiful but misunderstood peoples and cultures of the Middle East. Along the way, her path intersects with archaeologist T.E. Lawrence (Pattinson) also known as Lawrence of Arabia, and Major Charles Doughty-Wylie (Lewis), the British Consul General in the Ottoman Empire.
official plot version from atlasdistribution.com



Production Notes

  • The story of Queen of the Desert is based on the true-life story of Gertrude Bell, who was a British political officer and archaeologist but ultimately a trailblazer on her terms.

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