Werner Herzog, German director and producer, has recently completed the main shooting scenes from the film "Queen of the Desert" in Ouarzazate.
The main roles of the film "Queen of the Desert" are played by global movie stars including Nicole Kidman, James Franco and Robert Pattinson .
Not less than 50 Moroccan actors, including Abdellatif Chaouki, Mahdi Ouazzani, Mustapha El Houari, had the chance to meet these global stars of the seventh art.
In a statementto MAP,the executive producerof the film,HamidHaraf, mentioned theshooting took placein excellent conditions.
"Queen of the Desert" which is scheduled to be released next year, tells the"real"story ofGertrudeBell,a woman of letters, archaeologist, Englishofficerandspy whotraveled to the MiddleEastat the beginning oftwentiethcentury to defendBritish interestsin thisregion.
Like"Lawrenceof Arabia", the woman hadsucceeded in mobilizing theArabtribes in the MiddleEastto join theBritishcampin its waragainstthe Ottoman Empire.