We know Aung San Suu Kyi as "a golden bird in a cage "; she is a valuable icon representing freedom and democracy of which the suppressed population of Burma much hopes for. In the West she stands out as a symbol of peace and reconciliation, she has been awarded countless prizes for her effort, among them the Nobel Peace Prize. But who is the person and woman behind it all? In this film her close family, friends and close colleagues tell about a daughter, a wife, a friend, a mother, a rebel - that early in life met deep grief and deprivation.
Cinema for Peace 2011:
Aung San Suu Kyi and the documentary AUNG SAN SUU KYI -- LADY OF NO FEAR by Anne Gyrithe Bonne & Helle Ulsteen 2010 are nominated for The International Human Rights Film Award at Cinema for Peace for exploring the life of Burma's Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
The award is conjointly awarded to a person that has rendered an outstanding service to human rights and a movie that depicts his or her struggle.