New Trailer for Tom Hooper's 'The Danish Girl' with Eddie Redmayne
"We trusted you. We came to you for help." Focus Features has debuted another magnificent trailer for Tom Hooper's The Danish Girl, starring Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander. This looks like it's going to get quite a bit of awards acclaim, at least for these two performances my goodness do they look dazzling. Redmayne, who just won an Academy Award this year for The Theory of Everything, plays Einar Wegener who becomes Lili Elbe, and his love is Gerda, played by Alicia Vikander. The full cast includes Amber Heard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Ben Whishaw, and Sebastian Koch. If you're looking to complete your Oscar playing cards this year, this is a good one to keep in your deck. I'm looking forward to seeing it.
The Danish Girl tells the true story of Danish artists Einar Wegener and his wife Gerda, played by Alicia Vikander. This tender portrait of a marriage asks: What do you do when someone you love wants to change? It starts with a question, a simple favor asked of a husband by his wife on an afternoon chilled by the Baltic wind. Her portrait model has canceled, and would he mind slipping into a pair of women's shoes and stockings for a few moments so she can finish the painting on time. "Of course," he answers. "Anything at all." With that, one of the most passionate and unusual love stories of the twentieth century begins. The Danish Girl is directed by Oscar winner Tom Hooper, from a screenplay written by Lucinda Coxon. The film will premiere at film festivals this fall before opening in select theaters on November 27th. Curious?