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The Lady

Overview


Genre :

Biography, Drama

Release Date :

April 13, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Luc Besson

Starring :

Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, William Hope, Sahajak Boonthanakit, Teerawat Mulvilai, Antony Hickling, Jonathan Raggett, Jonathan Woodhouse, Susan Wooldridge, Benedict Wong

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“..the dialogue is flat, the performances creaky and, in the wake of George Clooney's much more sophisticated The Ides of March, its depiction of the political world borders on cartoonish..”
by Damon Wise [The Guardian]
“..boast handsome visuals, the South Asian landscapes nicely contrasted with the gray stone structures of Oxford. But despite composer Eric Serra's strenuous efforts to instill some emotional sweep, the earnest film can't escape its dramatic inertia..”
by David Rooney [Hollywood Reporter]

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