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The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener (portrayed by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne ["The Theory of Everything"] and Alicia Vikander ["Ex Machina"]), directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper ("The King's Speech," "Les Mis'erables"). Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

Lili Elbe - Eddie Redmayne

Gerda Wegener - Alicia Vikander

Henrik - Ben Whishaw

Warnekros - Sebastian Koch

Ulla - Amber Heard

Hans Axgil - Matthias Schoenaerts

Director - Tom Hooper

The Danish Girl

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The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener (portrayed by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne ["The Theory of Everything"] and Alicia Vikander ["Ex Machina"]), directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper ("The King's Speech," "Les Mis'erables"). Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

  • Eddie Redmayne
    Lili Elbe
  • Alicia Vikander
    Gerda Wegener
  • Ben Whishaw
    Henrik
  • Sebastian Koch
    Warnekros
  • Amber Heard
    Ulla
  • Matthias Schoenaerts
    Hans Axgil
  • Tom Hooper
    Director