First stills from “The Lady”
The Guardian publishes the first stills from a Luc Besson-directed movie which will be called The Lady.
It is the name by which she is known by a Burmese population banned from saying her real name.
The film is not a biopic, said Harries. It will be set between 1988 – when Aung San Suu Kyi left Oxford to visit her sick mother and ended up staying – and 1999, the year Aris died after being diagnosed with cancer.
Aris had been forbidden from entering Burma, a decision that left Aung San Suu Kyi with the almost impossible decision of whether to stay or go