• The Danish Girl (2015)

The Danish Girl

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: Historical drama , Biography

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

Distributors: Focus Features

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    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

  • 88
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    Director Tom Hooper shakes things up a bit with The Danish Girl, proving that he’s capable of making a movie that’s both steeped in awards-season prestige and in possession of a pulse. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    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

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Awards

Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Outstanding British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Leading Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Winner Actress in a Supporting Role
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Leading Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Production Design