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The Lady

The Lady

From House Arrest to Parliament Nov. 30, 2011 (France, UK) 135 Min. R
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Director

Luc Besson
Director

Cast

Michelle Yeoh isAung San Suu Kyi
Aung San Suu Kyi
David Thewlis isMichael Aris
Michael Aris
Jonathan Woodhouse isAlexander Aris
Alexander Aris
Benedict Wong isKarma Phuntsho
Karma Phuntsho
Susan Wooldridge isLucinda Philips
Lucinda Philips
Flint Bangkok isNyo Ohn Myint
Nyo Ohn Myint
Guy Barwell isMilitary Policeman
Military Policeman
Antony Hickling isBBC journalist (voice)
BBC journalist (voice)

Synopsis

The film is about the life of Aung San Suu Kyi (Yeoh) who spent more than a decade under house arrest. David Thewlis portrays Suu Kyi’s husband, Dr. Michael Aris. Rebecca Frayn began working on the project after she and her husband, producer Andy Harries, visited Burma in the early 1990s.Harries’ production company Left Bank Pictures began development of the script in 2008 under the working title Freedom from Fear. Harries wanted Michelle Yeoh as the lead and had the script sent to her.

Original title The Lady
IMDb Rating 7.1 8,656 votes
TMDb Rating 7.1 43 votes

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