The first trailer for The Danish Girl has arrived. Oscar Winner Eddie Redmayne plays Einar Wegener, a Danish born artist who was born a man and undergoes a series of sex reassignment surgeries in Germany, as she realizes she is a woman.
Set in the 1930’s, Wegener changes her name to Lili Elbe. Alicia Vikander plays Gerda, Elbe’s spouse who stands by Lili. “I believe that I am a woman.” Redmayne tells his wife in the trailer. “I believe it too.” She responds supporting him.
The Danish Girl is directed by Tom Hooper. The film will have its world premiere in Venice on September 5 and will be released on November 27 in the US.
Watch Redmanye’s transformation below.