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The Danish Girl

The Danish Girl

Find the courage to be yourself.
Jan 01, 2015 1h 59m
7.6
5026 votes

Synopsis

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.

Title The Danish Girl
Companies Pretty Pictures, Working Title Films, Artémis Productions, Le Tax Shelter du Gouvernement Fédéral de Belgique, Taxshelter. be, Shelter Productions, Senator Global Productions, Kvinde Films, ReVision Pictures, Copenhagen Film Fund
Countries Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America, Belgium, Denmark
Keywords paris, france, painter, denmark, copenhagen, denmark, based on novel or book, artist, historical fiction, art, transsexual, surgery, lgbt, 1920s
Eddie Redmayne

Eddie Redmayne

Einar Wegener / Lili Elbe
Alicia Vikander

Alicia Vikander

Gerda Wegener
Ben Whishaw

Ben Whishaw

Henrik Sandahl
Sebastian Koch

Sebastian Koch

Dr. Kurt Warnekros
Pip Torrens

Pip Torrens

Dr. Jens Hexler
Tusse Silberg

Tusse Silberg

Older Woman
Claus Bue

Claus Bue

Man at Window
Peter Krag

Peter Krag

Stage Doorman
Pixie

Pixie

Hvappe (dog)
Paul Bigley

Paul Bigley

Man in Gallery
Nancy Crane

Nancy Crane

American Woman
Nicola Sloane

Nicola Sloane

Brothel Madame
Sonya Cullingford

Sonya Cullingford

Striptease Artist
Victoria Emslie

Victoria Emslie

Gallery Employee
Raphael Acloque

Raphael Acloque

Man in Park 1
Cosima Shaw

Cosima Shaw

Hospital Receptionist
Aisha Fabienne Ross

Aisha Fabienne Ross

Shop Assistant 1
Holly Weston

Holly Weston

Shop Assistant 2
Eleanor Hafner

Eleanor Hafner

Shop Assistant 3
Maya Lindh

Maya Lindh

Shop Assistant 4
Rebecca Clay

Rebecca Clay

Scent Customer