Untitled Gertrude Bell Project

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Release Date: to be announced

Production Companies:
Scott Free Productions

Status: In Development

Angelina Jolie

Director: Ridley Scott

Screenwriter: Jeffrey Caine

Genre: Bio, Drama
About the film:
Born to privilege in England, the Oxford-educated Gertrude Bell found her calling in the desert while visiting her diplomat uncle in Persia. She became a seminal figure in Middle East politics during the run-up to WWI, acting in roles that ranged from archaeologist to diplomat, photographer and spy. While she helped sort out the borders of Iraq after the fall of the Turkish Empire, she lost favor with her government for strongly advocating Arab self-rule.

Project Timeline:
Mar. 30, 2011: Project announced. Director: Ridley Scott, Writer: Jeffrey Caine

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