Luc Besson’s The Lady is based on the real life story of Aung San Suu Kyi, a Burmese activist and politician. She is considered one of the main activists of Burma’s democracy movement. The film is being promoted as following her relationship with her husband, Michael Aris. Their love and marriage has to stand up to distance, separation and a hostile government.
Kyi is played by veteran actress Michelle Yeoh and her husband is played by David Thewlis.
The Lady will see a limited release on December 2.