The Lady Synopsis
The daughter of a martyred Burmese general returns to her homeland and becomes an activist.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The Lady is a portrait in moral and physical courage, a sort of analysis of what constitutes greatness.
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65

NPR

By Ella Taylor
The accomplished actress Michelle Yeoh, who brought the project to Besson, is a regal beauty who brings off an uncanny resemblance to Suu...
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63

Slant Magazine

By Michael Nordine
The goings-on can rarely be called truly compelling, even if they're almost always generally pleasant.
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63

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
An appropriately respectful and dignified biopic.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The Lady is more professional but, for me, "They Call It Myanmar" is more useful. Lieberman answers questions that Besson does not think to...
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50

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
There's something immobile at the center of The Lady, a kind of Botoxed biopic with an unlikely director - Luc Besson - manning the...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

Besson responded to something in the story that prompted him to step outside his comfort zone, but exactly what that was is unclear in this...
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
It can't be easy to turn one of the most stirring human rights dramas of the past quarter century into stultifying screen pageantry, but...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This time, though, the happy ending plays out in real life, while the screen version falls afoul of a laggardly pace, an earnest tone and a...
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Any story about Suu Kyi's extraordinary life is worth seeing, simply to learn more about her. Even so, such a rare individual deserves a...
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Wow!!!

By evtucker1945
Saw this movie in Winter Park Florida at the Florida Film Festival. The filming is beautiful as is the scenery. The fact that it is a true story made it especially good for me. It was an eye opener...

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Rated R | For Violence including some bloody images