Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2014

All Films

The Lady (The Lady)

Special Screening

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Luc Besson / Feature Narrative / France, United Kingdom / 2011 / 127 min / Colour / HDCAM
In Burmese, English / Arabic, English subtitles
Interests: Women, Politics, Biography
MENA Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual over the age of 18.

Screenings

  • Sat, Oct 29, 07:00 PM, ()
    Premium screening Tickets sales closed

Synopsis

The true story of Aung San Suu Kyi, the woman at the core of Burma’s democracy movement, and her husband, Michael Aris. An epic love story about how an extraordinary couple and family sacrifice their happiness at great human cost for a higher cause, “The Lady” is a story of devotion and human understanding set against a background of political turmoil which continues even today.

About the Directors

Luc Besson is a writer, director and producer born in Paris. He has more than one hundred film credits as a producer and notably directed “The Big Blue” (1988), “Nikita” (1990), “Leon: The Professional” (1994), “The Fifth Element” (1997), “Joan of Arc” (1999) and “The Extraordinary Adventures Of Adèle Blanc-Sec” (2010).

Credits

Director
Luc Besson
Screenwriter
Rebecca Frayn
Producer
Virginie Besson-Silla, Andy Harries
Editor
Julien Rey
Music
Eric Serra
Cinematographer
Thierry Arbogast
Sales Company
EuropaCorp.
Distributor
Gulf Film
Cast
Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, Jonathan Ragett, Jonathan Woodhouse

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