A scene from The Lady
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Michelle Yeoh's film tribute to Suu Kyi

4 January 2012 Last updated at 10:41 GMT

Michelle Yeoh has taken on the role of Burmese Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi in The Lady.

The actress said she studied the pro-democracy leader for four years in preparation for the part.

Shaimaa Khalil reports.

Film clips courtesy Europa Corp.