Writer-director Luc Besson loves writing strong female leads for his films ('Nikita,' 'The Professional' and 'Angel-A,' all feature women playing badass characters). For his latest movie, 'The Lady,' Besson examines a different type of female strength. Starring Michelle Yeoh as Aung San Suu Kyi, a Burmese politician put under house arrest for 10 years, 'The Lady' focuses on personal sacrifices and love during political turmoil. The first official trailer for 'The Lady' has premiered, and it's easy to see why Yeoh has been garnering early Oscar buzz for the role.


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The Lady
R 2012
Based on 21 critics

The daughter of a martyred Burmese general returns to her homeland and becomes an activist. Read More

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