QUEEN OF THE DESERT Off to 65th Berlinale for Competition and World Premiere

 

The 65th Berlin International Film Festival (Feb 5-15) has added a further eight titles to its Competition programme, ahead of the complete line-up next week.

The films, which originate from across Europe, Asia, the US and the Middle East, include the world premiere of Queen of the Desert, Werner Herzog’s biopic based on the life of British explorer Gertrude Bell.

Nicole Kidman plays the 19th century explorer, known as the female Lawrence of Arabia, and her co-stars include James Franco, Damian Lewis and Robert Pattinson (as TE Lawrence).
From the press release at Berlinale's official site
Queen of the Desert
USA

By Werner Herzog (Fata Morgana, Fitzcarraldo, Cave of Forgotten Dreams)
With Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damian Lewis , Robert Pattinson
World premiere

The 65th Berlin International Film Festival runs Feb.5-15. We'll add more info about Queen of the Desert dates when available.

And here's the first official still from the movie - Nicole Kidman and James Franco as Gertrude Bell and Henry Cadogan (thanks to @Gossipgyal)


ETA: And a new BTS still