Queen of the Desert

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Release date:April 7, 2017
(limited)

Studio:IFC Films

Director:Werner Herzog

MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for brief nudity and some thematic elements)

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Starring:Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damian Lewis, Robert Pattinson, Jay Abdo

Genre:Drama

Plot Summary:

Nicole Kidman and director Werner Herzog bring to life the extraordinary true story of a trailblazing woman who found freedom in the faraway world of the Middle East. Gertrude Bell (Kidman) chafes against the stifling rigidity of life in turn-of-the-century England, leaving it behind for a chance to travel to Tehran. So begins her lifelong adventure across the Arab world, a journey marked by danger, a passionate affair with a British officer (James Franco), and an encounter with the legendary T.E. Lawrence (Robert Pattinson). Stunningly shot on location in Morocco and Jordan, Queen of the Desert reveals how an ahead-of-her-time woman shaped the course of history.