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THE LADY, directed by Luc Besson (The Fifth Element), is the extraordinary story of Aung San Suu Kyi (Michelle Yeoh) and her husband, Michael Aris (David Thewlis) . It is also the epic story of the peaceful quest of the woman who is at the core of Burma’s democratic movement. Despite distance, long separations, and a dangerously hostile regime, their love endures until the very end. A story of devotion and human understanding set against a backdrop of political turmoil that continues today. THE LADY was written over a period of three years by Rebecca Frayn. Interviews with key figures in Aung San Suu Kyi’s entourage enabled her to reconstruct for the first time the true story of Burma’s national heroine.
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Release Date: December 2, 2011 (limited)
Studio: Cohen Media Group
Director: Luc Besson
Screenwriter: Rebecca Frayn
Starring: Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis
Genre: Drama, Romance
MPAA Rating: R (for violence including some bloody images)
Plot Summary: "The Lady" is an epic love story about how an extraordinary couple and family sacrifice their happiness at great human cost for a higher cause. This is the story of Aung San Suu Kyi and her husband, Michael Aris. Despite distance, long separations, and a dangerously hostile regime, their love endures until the very end. A story of devotion and human understanding set against a background of political turmoil which continues today. "The Lady" also is the story of the peaceful quest of the woman who is at the core of Burma's democracy movement.
From the movie The Lady - Directed by Luc Besson and starring Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, Jonathan Raggett, Jonathan Woodhouse, Susan Wooldridge. The film is about the life of Aung San Suu Kyi (Michelle 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.