Beyond Rangoon Poster

Release Date: 1995

DVD Release Date: May 26th, 2009

R|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
After the shocking murders of her husband and son, Laura Bowman (Patricia Arquette) travels to Burma with her sister, Andy (Frances McDormand), to find peace. There she witnesses protests against the government and the military's violent response. When Burma enters into military lockdown, Laura loses her passport and is unable to leave the country. A professor (U Aung Ko) helps her, but this makes her a target of the government as she attempts to reach the border and cross into Thailand.

Cast: Patricia Arquette, Frances McDormand, Spalding Gray, U Aung Ko, Victor Slezak, Adelle Lutz, Tiara Jacquelina, Jit Murad

Director: John Boorman

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Castle Rock Entertainment, Columbia Pictures Corporation

Keywords: Sister, Escape, Passionate, 1980s