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Queen of the Desert is a american film of genre Drama directed by Werner Herzog released in USA on 1 march 2016 with Nicole Kidman

Queen of the Desert (2015)

Queen of the Desert
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Released in USA 1 march 2016
Length 2h9
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Biography,    Historical
Rating57% 2.85212.85212.85212.85212.8521

Queen of the Desert is a 2015 epic biographical drama film written and directed by Werner Herzog and is based on the life of British traveller, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer and political officer Gertrude Bell. The film follows Bell's life chronologically, from her early twenties till her death. It is Herzog's first feature film in six years after his 2009 film My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?.

The film stars Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damian Lewis and Robert Pattinson. After going through many delays and casting problems, production finally took place from December 2013 to March 2014 in Morocco, Jordan and England. It was screened in the main competition section of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival and had its premiere on 6 February 2015. It had a theatrical release in Germany on 3 September 2015.

Synopsis

The film chronicles the events of Gertrude Bell's life, a British explorer, traveller, archaeologist and political officer.

Actors

Nicole Kidman

(Gertrude Bell)
James Franco

(Henry Cadogan)
Robert Pattinson

(Col. T.E. Lawrence)
Damian Lewis

(Charles Doughty-Wylie)
Jenny Agutter

(Florence Bell)
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