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Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh listens to French director Luc Besson speak during a news conference for the film "The Lady" at the 36th Toronto International Film Festival September 12, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Cassese

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For Michelle Yeoh, "The Lady" is role of lifetime

TORONTO (Reuters) - For action star Michelle Yeoh, one of Asia's best known actresses, the chance to play Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi posed perhaps the biggest challenge in her nearly three-decade career, and that is exactly what she wanted.