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.

Reviews
Anton Bitel, The Lady, in: Sight & Sound, nr. 2 (February), 2012 pp. 70
PDS, The Lady, in: Empire, nr. 273 (March), 2012 pp. 46
Holger Römers, The Lady, in: Filmdienst, nr. 7 (29. März), 2012 pp. 40
Marli Feldvoß, The Lady, in: epd Film, nr. 4, 2012 pp. 45
Author:Anton Bitel
Title:The Lady
in:
Magazine:Sight & Sound
Nr.:2
Year:2012
Pp:70
Illustrations:  no
Review of:   The Lady (2011)
Author:PDS
Title:The Lady
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:273
Year:2012
Pp:46
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   The Lady (2011)
Author:Holger Römers
Title:The Lady
in:
Magazine:Filmdienst
Nr.:7
Year:2012
Pp:40
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   The Lady (2011)
Author:Marli Feldvoß
Title:The Lady
in:
Magazine:epd Film
Nr.:4
Year:2012
Pp:45
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   The Lady (2011)



The Lady
France / United Kingdom 2011

Directed by

Cast
William Hope

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Year:2011
Running time:132 minutes
Country:France
United Kingdom
Language:English
Burmese

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