The Danish Girl

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Release Date:

  • December 11, 2015 - Toronto
  • December 18, 2015 - Montréal,Vancouver

DVD: March 1, 2016

Netflix: February 1, 2018

2h 0m | Drama

In Copenhagen in the early 1920s, Gerda Wegener (Alicia Vikander), a Danish artist, painted a portrait of her husband, Einar Wegener (Eddie Redmayne), as a woman. When the painting gained popularity, Einar started to slowly change his appearance to reflect a female appearance and renamed himself Lili Elbe.

With Gerda's support, Einar underwent male to female sex reassignment surgery. Gerda slowly comes to the realization that her husband is not only no longer a man, but not the person she married.

Based on the novel by David Ebershoff, which is based on a true story.

Director: Tom Hooper
Studio: Universal Pictures
Producer(s): Anne Harrison, Eric Fellner, Gail Mutrux, Linda Reisman, Tim Bevan, Tom Hooper
Cast: Alicia Vikander, Eddie Redmayne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Amber Heard, Ben Whishaw, Sebastian Koch
Writer(s): Lucinda Coxon
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