Queen of the Desert

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2017 | | Adventure Biography | 2hrs, 8m

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.

Friday, April 7, 2017

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

On Demand (VOD) Cable, Amazon Instant, Google Play, iTunes

Friday, April 14, 2017

Cast more cast

Robert Pattinson

T.E. Lawrence
Nicole Kidman

Gertrude Bell
James Franco

Damian Lewis

Lt. Col. Charles Doughty-Wylie

DIRECTOR

Werner Herzog

Screenwriter

Werner Herzog

Companies

Atlas Distribution & 4 more

Rating MPAA

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

Adventure Biography Drama True Story Period

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.

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