The Danish Girl Reviews

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October 9, 2017
it walks an uncertain line between transvestitism and transgender, often seeming to imply that the two exist on a continuum. Its appeal may be limited to those who have read Lili's diaries.
December 17, 2015
Only Vikander's performance elevates it above its pretty surface. Her Gerda tells us a story of a woman desperately in love with a man who's vanished, but whose eyes still gaze at her.
December 17, 2015
"The Danish Girl" is beautifully shot and tastefully made and acted, but only Vikander seems willing to take chances. Happily, she does.
December 17, 2015
Only when the camera is on Vikander does the film transcend its artifice. In one of the year's best performances, she imbues Gerda with such poignancy and grace that Redmayne all but fades into the background.
December 11, 2015
Eventually, [Hooper] surrenders to the visual and psychological displays attendant on Redmayne's prolonged transformation from Einar to Lili.
December 11, 2015
A sweet and inoffensive drama located in a pretty art deco past that makes the experience of transgender people palatable to a mainstream audience.
April 17, 2019
Hooper's direction is refreshingly frank about how confusing and overwhelming Lili's transition was for her and her wife. Elsewhere, Coxon's immaculate script is perceptive, if a little on-the-nose...
April 8, 2019
The film is masterfully composed and boasts two strong central performances that will undoubtedly merit their certain Academy recognition.
April 5, 2019
Not always engaging, The Danish Girl is still able to provide some heartfelt moments even while the overall story arc could have been expanded upon.
March 7, 2019
The whole film feels very dated but also, in spite of it being "based on a true story", false.
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