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Michelle Yeoh at the Toronto International Film Festival for 'The Lady'

14-Sep-2011 • Actor News

Recently Bond girl Michelle Yeoh took on the challenging role of pro-democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi in Luc Besson's "The Lady". Earlier in the week the actress was welcomed to Toronto by an excited crowd.

"The first time I met her [Kyi] was actually when we were filming in Bangkok and we decided that, since we were literally next door, we should try and go in [to Burma]. Luc and everybody else had their visas denied but I was allowed to go in," says Yeoh. "So I went and I think everybody was a bit worried for me. I felt it was the right thing for me to do. I met up with Aung Suu for an incredible two days."

Read more of the interview with Yeoh at www.thegridto.com.

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