An epic love story about how an extraordinary couple and family sacrifice their happiness at great human cost for a higher cause. This is the story of Aung San Suu Kyi and her husband, Michael Aris. Despite distance, long separations and a dangerously hostile regime, their love endures until the very end. A story of devotion and human understanding set against a background of political turmoil that continues today. The Lady is also the story of the peaceful quest of the woman who is at the core of Burma's democracy movement.