The Danish Girl Poster

Release Date: November 27th, 2015

DVD Release Date: February 29th, 2016

R|2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary
With support from his loving wife Gerda (Alicia Vikander), artist Einar Wegener (Eddie Redmayne) prepares to undergo one of the first sex-change operations.

Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Ben Whishaw, Sebastian Koch, Amber Heard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Pip Torrens, Emerald Fennell

Director: Tom Hooper

Genres: Biography, Historical drama

Production Co: Working Title Films, Pretty Pictures, Senator Film Produktion GmbH [de]

Distributors: Focus Features, Focus Features

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The film, directed by Tom Hooper (“The King’s Speech”) is beautifully visualized and steadfastly interesting, yet I kept wondering why I didn’t feel more involved in it. show more

  • It looks lovely in an art-directed way, and Eddie Redmayne, who won his Oscar earlier in the year for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, looks lovely, too. show more

  • If the movie remains safe, there's no questioning its integrity, or the balance of porcelain vulnerability and strength that Eddie Redmayne brings to the lead role. show more

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Awards

Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)
Nominated Outstanding British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Production Design
Nominated Make Up & Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)