Beyond Rangoon

Beyond Rangoon
Beyond Rangoon
  • R
  • 1h 39m
  • 1995
Rotten39%
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John Boorman, director of Deliverance, Hope and Glory and The Emerald Forest, guides another gripping tale of survival and personal transformation, this one based on true-life events. When Dr. Laura Bowman (Medium's Patricia Arquette) arrives in Burma (now Myanmar) shortly after a devastating family tragedy, she is swept up in more sorrow: the government's 1988 crackdown on the rising pro-democracy movement. Trapped by the turbulence around her and hampered from leaving with her fellow travelers due to a lost passport, she is compelled to flee into the jungle countryside toward safety in Thailand. It's a journey of terror and hope for those in flight. For Laura, it's also one of discovery. By aiding others, she finds her own redemption from pain.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Philip Martin
Rotten

Do artists, and those who style themselves as artists, have the right to lie to further their visi...

June 21, 2017
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Douglas Pratt
Fresh

An exotic adventure story with a political conscience

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:August 25, 1995
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    Stereo
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