Status: Completed As of July 2, 2015
Completed: Awaiting release by distributor; release date not yet announced.
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
Cast more cast
CompaniesAtlas Distribution & 4 more
Rating MPAAPG-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
Trivia & 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.