The Danish Girl (movie)

2015 film by Tom Hooper

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]

CastsEdit

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.

ReleaseEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  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.