Robert Pattinson's 'Queen of the Desert' In Competition & Premiering At 65th Berlin International Film Festival
Can I get a Hell YA!
Queen of the Desert will have it World Premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival and is also in competition!
Another eight films have been selected for the Competition Programme of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival. The Festival runs from Feb 5-15 and of course we'll be hoping that Rob will be making an appearance!
Queen of the Desert
By Werner Herzog (Fata Morgana, Fitzcarraldo, Cave of Forgotten Dreams)
With Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damian Lewis , Robert Pattinson
Source: Berlinale Official Site
Werner Herzog’s epic Queen Of The Desert
will also add star power at the Berlinale Palast with Nicole Kidman,
James Franco, Damian Lewis and Robert Pattinson. The film is the story
of Gertrude Bell, the Lawrence of Arabia of female diplomats and
political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the 20th
The Hollywood Reporter:
Germany's biggest film fest has announced a slew of new competition titles for its 65th edition, including Werner Herzog's Queen of the Desert.
In Queen of the Desert, the one-time Twilight heartthrob Robert Pattinson plays Lawrence of Arabia, aka T.E. Lawrence, alongside star Nicole Kidman as explorer, writer, archeologist and British Intelligence officer Gertrude Bell. Queen of the Desert also features Homeland's Damian Lewis as Charles Doughty-Wylie, a married British officer who had an unconsummated affair with Bell, and James Franco as Henry Cadogan.
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.
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).
The Film Stage:
With our most-anticipated film of the year leading the line-up, this year’s Berlin Film Festival has announced more titles to join the slate. Notably Werner Herzog’s first narrative feature in half-a-decade, Queen of the Desert, will be premiering there. The story of legendary cartographer Gertrude Bell features Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, James Franco, and Damian Lewis.
The 65th Berlin International Film Festival added eight films to its main competition this morning, including new titles from Werner Herzog, Benoit Jacquot, Bill Condon and Jafar Panahi. The festival also added an additional 14 films to its Generation selection, which is comprised of features and shorts aimed at youths.
Herzog will be in Berlin with "Queen of the Desert" starring Robert Pattinson as T.E. Lawrence (aka Lawrence of Arabia), alongside Nicole Kidman as British Intelligence officer Gertrude Bell.
If you're interested in seeing the First Still from the movie (no Rob unfortunately) then check it out over on our sister site QueenDesertFilm.com