Cinema Review: The Lady

Jonathon Dabell reviews The Lady starring Michelle Yeoh and David Thewlis. Currently on General Release at UK Cinemas. Luc Besson, best known for La Femme Nikita and Leon, here directs an admirably earnest biopic about Burmese political activist Aung San Suu Kyi. The film is a real change of pace for both Besson and his leading lady Michelle Yeoh, who swaps her usual high-kicking woman-of-action persona for something much subtler and more affecting.... Read More