TITLE

Postcard: Bangkok

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Andrew
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);12/27/2010, Vol. 176 Issue 26, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article gives information about the making of a film titled "The Lady" which is about the heroism of Burmese democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi who lived under house arrest in Rangoon, Burma for seven years. The movie's director Luc Besson comments on the similarity of actress Michelle Yeoh to Suu Kyi and the filming of scenes in Thailand. Yeoh's meeting with Suu Kyi during the filming is noted. Actor Thein Win also comments on the movie.
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56636746

 

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