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.
Julia travels to the Indo-Burma border to perform for the troops during the World War II, on the insistence of Billimoria, her lover. She finds herself in love with Jemadar Malik, a soldier there.
The life of three youngsters, who go to Rangoon to strike a business deal, witnesses several twists and turns, for which they pay heavy price.
Rangoon Radha, Sivaji Ganesan plays a rich hypocrite, a wolf in sheep’s clothing, married to a loving, dutiful wife (Bhanumathi). He covets his sister-in-law (Rajam) and manipulates his wife’s mind to make her believe that she is going insane. Instead of seeking medical advice, he gets a witch doctor to exorcise the evil spirit that is believed to possess her. Because of her undying love for her husband, she suffers all the torture, mental and physical, and even puts up with his marrying her sister (Rajam).
Jim Gordon commands a unit of the famed Flying Tigers, the American Volunteer Group which fought the Japanese in China before America's entry into World War II. Gordon must send his outnumbered band of fighter pilots out against overwhelming odds while juggling the disparate personalities and problems of his fellow flyers.