28 Jun '11, 10am
ANIL NETTO: ‘The Lady’ Michelle Yeoh deported from Burma: Malaysian-born Michelle Yeoh who plays democracy icon
Malaysian-born Michelle Yeoh who plays democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi in the upcoming movie ‘The Lady’ has been deported by Burma’s military dictators. Michelle Yeoh as Aung San Suu Kyi in 'The Lady' - Photograph: Vincent Perez /2010 EuropaCorp/Left Bank Pictures/France 2 Cinéma/Guardian The movie is set to catapult Suu Kyi – and the long-suffering people of Burma – to global attention and put immense pressure on the nation’s military junta. No wonder they booted Michelle out. Read about the Luc Besson-directed movie in the Guardian .