Beyond Rangoon (1995)

Director
John Boorman

Main cast
Patricia Arquette; Frances McDormand; U Aung Ko; Spalding Gray; Tiara Jacquelina

Genres
Drama, Thriller

Description
Patricia Arquette stars as American widow Laura Bowman, a young doctor who's unwittingly drawn into political turmoil while vacationing in Burma in the late 1980s, in this fictionalized drama based on actual events. Bowman initially left San Francisco with her sister (Frances McDormand) in an attempt to escape painful memories of her husband and son's violent deaths. But her fight to escape to Thailand could prove just as harrowing.


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