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The Lady

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Genre: Feature, Biography, Drama, General Movie/Drama Director: Luc Besson Release date: 30/12/2011
Runtime: 132 minutes Language: English, Burmese Distributor: Entertainment
Cast:
Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, Jonathan Ragget, Jonathan Woodhouse, Susan Wooldridge, Benedict Wong, Sahajak Boonthanakit, Dujdao Vadhanapakorn, Flint Bangkok, Victoria Sanvalli, William Hope
Synopsis:
Luc Besson directs this biopic about Burmese pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi, played in the film by Michelle Yeoh. Suu Kyi spent almost 15 years under house arrest for leading a non-violent uprising against Burma's long-standing military dictatorship. With the unwavering support of her husband, Oxford academic Michael Aris (David Thewlis), Suu Kyi sacrifices the peace and security of family life in England to lead the struggle to bring democracy to her native country, and put an end to the violence, corruption and human rights abuses that have come to characterise Burmese politics.
Contains moderate violence and bloody moments
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