The Danish Girl

Overview

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.

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  1. David Ebershoff

    Novel

  2. Lucinda Coxon

    Screenplay

  3. Tom Hooper

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Eddie Redmayne

    Eddie Redmayne

    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

  6. Sebastian Koch

    Sebastian Koch

    Dr. Kurt Warnekros

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 0m

Budget $15,000,000.00

Revenue $64,191,523.00

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Release Information

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

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Featured Review

A review by Reno

7.0
By Reno

An important biopic, but not inspiring.

Before this film hitting the screens, I remember many experts were expecting it doing well at the Oscars. Now it's got 4 Oscar nods, even though it is very sad the movie is a hit and miss. A slipped away opportunity, had a great storyline, but the outcome was decent. An important historical biopic, at least for a certain section of the audience. I respect that, but it did not impress me as I anticipated.

From the Academy Award winning director for the movie 'The King's Speech', and the last year's winner for a lead role, Eddie Reddmayne together d... read the rest.

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