When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks on a groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

  1. Lucinda Coxon


  2. David Ebershoff


  3. Tom Hooper


Top Billed Cast

  1. Eddie Redmayne

    Eddie Redmayne

    Einar Wegener / Lili Elbe

  2. Alicia Vikander

    Alicia Vikander

    Gerda Wegener

  3. Matthias Schoenaerts

    Matthias Schoenaerts

    Hans Axgil

  4. Amber Heard

    Amber Heard

    Ulla Paulson

  5. Ben Whishaw

    Ben Whishaw

    Henrik Sandahl

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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 8, 2015
    R, Premiere
  • November 27, 2015
    R, Theatrical (limited)
  • January 22, 2016
    R, Theatrical
  • March 1, 2016
    R, Physical

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 0m

Budget $15,000,000.00

Revenue $64,191,523.00

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