A new poster has been released for Jean-Jacques Annaud’s upcoming action epic
, with Tahar Rahim and Antonio Banderas channelling the spirit of
Lawrence Of Arabia
Adapted from Hans Reusch novel The Great Thirst , the film is set in the Arab states of the early ’30s, at the dawn of the region’s oil boom. Tahar Rahim plays a young prince whose loyalties are torn between his father (Mark Strong) and his powerful father-in-law (Antonio Banderas), when he marries Frieda Pinto’s beautiful princess.
You can take a look at the trailer for the film below…
Meanwhile, the new poster promotes the film as a sweeping, desert-set epic in the vein of classic Hollywood pictures of the past. It’s certainly an image that captures the imagination.
Black Gold arrives in UK cinemas on 24 February 2012. You can take a look at the poster in full, below…
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