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R| 2 hr. 7 min.

Plot Summary
The daughter (Michelle Yeoh) of a martyred Burmese general returns to her homeland and becomes a proponent of democracy.

Cast: Michelle Yeoh , David Thewlis , Jonathan Raggett , Jonathan Woodhouse , Susan Wooldridge , Benedict Wong , Htun Lin , William Hope

Director: Luc Besson

Genres: Drama, Biography

Distributor: Cohen Media Group

The Lady (2011)

Release Date: April 13th, 2012|2 hr. 7 min.

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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The Lady is a portrait in moral and physical courage, a sort of analysis of what constitutes greatness. show more

  • 40
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    This time, though, the happy ending plays out in real life, while the screen version falls afoul of a laggardly pace, an earnest tone and a surfeit of domesticity. show more

  • 40
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Any story about Suu Kyi's extraordinary life is worth seeing, simply to learn more about her. Even so, such a rare individual deserves a film that treats her not as a saint, but the remarkable, complex human being she actually is. show more

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Michelle Yeoh Leads Her People in the First Trailer for 'The Lady'

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Moviefone Staff on Oct 4th, 2011 12:10PM

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,'...

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