Since the trailer of the biopic was dropped, Eddie Redmayne is
getting accolades for his portrayal as artist Einar Wegener who
transitions to Lili Elbe, and one of the first people known to
undergo gender reassignment surgery.
The Danish Girl was recently premiered at the Venice Film Festival and Eddie
Redmayne has started creating Oscar buzz for his impressive and
heart touching performance.
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Directed by Tom Hooper (The King's Speech, Les Misérables), the
movie also stars Alicia Vikander as Lili's wife. The Danish Girl
tells the story of one of the world's first male-to-female
gender-reassignment operations, and even though it is set in the
late 1920s and early 1930s, the movie's trailer wins our
It shows Lili's journey to become her true self after a game
turns life changing, and the adversity she faced along the way when
trans-gender acceptance is at the forefront of our culture.
Other Oscar contenders in 2015, following their debuts on the
film festival are Steve Jobs by Danny Boyle and Macbeth.