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 project much hope 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? The Military Dictatorship has on several occasions offered her the opportunity to leave the country. But why does Aung San Suu Kyi voluntarily choose to stay in her captivity instead of going into exile? Lady of No Fear offers a strong and fascinating glimpse into Aung San Suu Kyis life and portrays some of the consequences her freedom struggle has had, not only for her, but also for her closest friends and family indeed.
Alice, an unpretentious and individual 19-year-old, is betrothed to a dunce of an English nobleman. At her engagement party, she escapes the crowd to consider whether to go through with the marriage and falls down a hole in the garden after spotting an unusual rabbit.