The Lady is an epic love story about how an extraordinary couple and family sacrifice their happiness at great human cost for a higher cause. This is the story of Aung San Suu Kyi and her husband, Michael Aris.
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At one side, it's a educational and yet emotional approach to Burma's political framework. "You may not be thinking about politics, but politics is thinking about you". At the other, lies a compelling depiction of the psychological suffering of a woman brave enough to face it. Yeoh does a terrific work in delivering a strong and, paradoxically, delicate character. I couldn't help but drop some tears.
There is a little detail missing on the beginning. Personally am not really interested with the intimacy displayed over and over. Yet, it gives nice touches in the second half. A good decision to chose Michelle Yeoh there by any view.