The Danish Girl (movie)

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The Danish Girl is a 2015 biographical romantic drama movie directed by Tom Hooper. It is based on the 2000 novel of the same name by David Ebershoff. It is inspired by the lives of Danish painters Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener.[1]

Casts[change | change source]

The movie stars Eddie Redmayne as Elbe, one of the first known recipients of sex reassignment surgery, Alicia Vikander as Wegener, and Sebastian Koch as Kurt Warnekros, with Ben Whishaw, Amber Heard, and Matthias Schoenaerts in supporting roles.

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The movie was released in a limited release on 27 November 2015 by Focus Features in the United States.[2] The movie received some criticism for its wrong portrayal of historical events, but Redmayne and Vikander's performances received widespread acclaim. Vikander won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and Redmayne was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.

Country Premiere
 Australia 26 December 2015
 Portugal 31 December 2015
 United Kingdom 1 January 2016
 Ireland 1 January 2016
 Germany 7 January 2016
 Singapore 7 January 2016
 Romania 8 January 2016
 Israel 14 January 2016
 Netherlands 14 January 2016
 Spain 15 January 2016
 Mexico 15 January 2016
 Vietnam 15 January 2016
 Belgium 20 January 2016
 France 20 January 2016
 Croatia 21 January 2016
 Ukraine 21 January 2016
 Poland 22 January 2016
 United States 22 January 2016
 Greece 28 January 2016
 Hungary 28 January 2016
 New Zealand 28 January 2016
 Russia 28 January 2016
 Bulgaria 29 January 2016
 Cyprus 29 January 2016
 Estonia 29 January 2016
 Philippines 3 February 2016
 Denmark 4 February 2016
 Slovakia 4 February 2016
 Thailand 4 February 2016
 Uruguay 4 February 2016
 Finland 5 February 2016
 Lithuania 5 February 2016
 Latvia 5 February 2016
 Norway 5 February 2016
 Sweden 5 February 2016
 Brazil 11 February 2016
 Cambodia 11 February 2016
 Turkey 12 February 2016
 Taiwan 12 February 2016
 South Korea 17 February 2016
 Argentina 18 February 2016
 Chile 18 February 2016
 Italy 18 February 2016
 Peru 18 February 2016
 Hong Kong 25 February 2016
 Venezuela 26 February 2016
 Japan 18 March 2016
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 24 March 2016

References[change | change source]

  1. "BOOKS OF THE TIMES; Radical Change and Enduring Love". The New York Times. 14 February 2000. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
  2. Hatchett, Keisha (2015-03-04). "'The Danish Girl' starring Eddie Redmayne gets awards season release date". EW.com. Retrieved 2015-09-06.