The Lady (2011)

Drama

The film is about the life of Aung San Suu Kyi (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.Harries' production company Left Bank Pictures began development of the script in 2008 under the working title Freedom from Fear. Harries wanted Michelle Yeoh as the lead and had the script sent to her.

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Movie Score: 7/10 from 79 votes
Release Date: 2011-11-30
Status: Released
Run time: 135 min / 2:15
Production Studio : Mars Distribution, Left Bank Pictures, Canal+, Backup Films, France2 Cinéma, France Télévision, EuropaCorp., Coficup, Siam Movies
Production Countries: France, United Kingdom
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The Lady Casts

Michelle Yeoh
as Aung San Suu Kyi
David Thewlis
as Michael Aris
Jonathan Raggett
as Kim Aris
Jonathan Woodhouse
as Alexander Aris
Benedict Wong
as Karma Phuntsho
Susan Wooldridge
as Lucinda Philips
Flint Bangkok
as Nyo Ohn Myint
Guy Barwell
as Military Policeman
Sahajak Boonthanakit
as Leo Nichols
Antony Hickling
as BBC journalist (voice)

The Lady Crew

Production Andy Harries Producer
Production Virginie Besson-Silla Producer
Production Jean Todt Producer
Writing Rebecca Frayn Screenplay
Directing Luc Besson Director
Production Luc Besson Producer
Editing Julien Rey Editor
Art Hugues Tissandier Production Design
Production Jane Robertson Line Producer
Camera Thierry Arbogast Director of Photography
Sound Eric Serra Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Olivier Bériot Costume Design