Queen of the Desert


2h 7m 2015

Brief Synopsis

Bored to tears by her aristocratic life in 1892 England, Gertrude Bell begs her father to send her somewhere so that she can see the world. He obliges by sending her to the British embassy in Tehran. There, she meets embassy secretary Henry Cadogan, who sweeps her off of her feet, but Bell's family will not give their blessing to the match. To forget her broken heart, Gertrude throws herself into her work which leads to remarkable adventures and the acquisition of enemies and friends including T.E. Lawrence (aka Lawrence of Arabia), and from the time of World War I up until her death, she is the only woman to hold political power and influence in shaping British imperial policy in the Middle East.

Film Details

Also Known As
Kraljica pustinje, Królowa pustyni, Königin der Wüste, Pu?cavska kraljica, Tuksne?a karaliene
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Biography
Drama
Period
Political
Release Date
2015
Production Company
120db Films ; Atlas Distribution Company ; Benaroya Pictures ; Benaroya Pictures ; Creative Artists Agency ; Elevated Films ; IFC Films ; Sierra/Affinity
Distribution Company
Atlas Distribution Company ; Chantier Films ; Cinemania Groupicon ; Empire ; IFC Films ; IFC Films ; Seven Films ; Top Film ; Top Film Baltic
Location
Morocco; Jordan; London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 7m

Synopsis

Bored to tears by her aristocratic life in 1892 England, Gertrude Bell begs her father to send her somewhere so that she can see the world. He obliges by sending her to the British embassy in Tehran. There, she meets embassy secretary Henry Cadogan, who sweeps her off of her feet, but Bell's family will not give their blessing to the match. To forget her broken heart, Gertrude throws herself into her work which leads to remarkable adventures and the acquisition of enemies and friends including T.E. Lawrence (aka Lawrence of Arabia), and from the time of World War I up until her death, she is the only woman to hold political power and influence in shaping British imperial policy in the Middle East.

Film Details

Also Known As
Kraljica pustinje, Królowa pustyni, Königin der Wüste, Pu?cavska kraljica, Tuksne?a karaliene
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Biography
Drama
Period
Political
Release Date
2015
Production Company
120db Films ; Atlas Distribution Company ; Benaroya Pictures ; Benaroya Pictures ; Creative Artists Agency ; Elevated Films ; IFC Films ; Sierra/Affinity
Distribution Company
Atlas Distribution Company ; Chantier Films ; Cinemania Groupicon ; Empire ; IFC Films ; IFC Films ; Seven Films ; Top Film ; Top Film Baltic
Location
Morocco; Jordan; London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 7m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Naomi Watts was previously attached to star as Gertrude Bell.

Released in United States April 7, 2017

Video on Demand in United States April 14, 2017

Jude Law was previously attached to co-star.

Video on Demand in United States April 14, 2017

Released in United States April 7, 2017

Released in United States 2015

Released in United States 2015 (Special Screenings)