First stills from “The Lady”1 min readReading Time: < 1 minute
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