Feature Film | 2015 | Biography, Drama, Period | United Kingdom

Trailers/Videos

Brief synopsis

The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener (portrayed by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne ["The Theory of Everything"] and Alicia Vikander ["Ex Machina"]), directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper ("The King's Speech," "Les Mis'erables"). Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Eddie RedmayneLili Elbe [L]Timmo Niessner
Alicia VikanderGerda Wegener [L]Yvonne Greitzke
Matthias SchoenaertsHans Axgil [L]Stefan Günther
Raphael Acloqueman at the park [SR]Yann Grouhel
Claus BueMan at Window [SR]Elmar Gutmann
Alexander DevrientAggressive French Man in Park [SR]
Emerald FennellElsa [SR]Jessica Walther-Gabory
Amber HeardUlla [SR]Anne Helm
Henry PettigrewNiels [SR]Armin Schlagwein
Tusse SilbergOlder Woman [SR]
Jake GrafHenri [BP]Frédéric Vonhof
Krankenschwestern/ PatientenKatharina Sellner
Dasha GradySinger
Cosima ShawRezeptionistin von WarnekrosJulia Effertz

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Director of photographyDanny Cohen
Casting directorNina Gold
Costume designerPaco Delgado
DirectorTom Hooper
EditorMelanie Oliver
ComposerAlexandre Desplat
Production designerEve Stewart
Set decoratorMichael Standish
Line producerRene FrotscherDresden Unit
ScreenwriterLucinda Coxon
Literary sourceDavid Ebershoff
Audio describerTania Eichler-OjakeDeutsche Fassung

Production companies

CompanyComment
Working Title Films [uk]

Distributing companies

CompanyComment
Universal Pictures International Germany GmbH [de]

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Production ServicesAnnette & Lena Seggert Filmcateringservice GbRKopenhagen
CostumesPATIN-A SHOP GmbHCostume supplies

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Tom Hooper2015Int. Filmfestspiele Venedig [it]WettbewerbNominated
Alexandre Desplat2016Golden Globes [us]Best Original Score - Motion PictureNominated
Eddie Redmayne2016Golden Globes [us]Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture -Nominated
Eddie Redmayne2016Academy Awards - Oscar [us]Actor in a Leading RoleNominated
Eve Stewart2016Academy Awards - Oscar [us]Production DesignNominated
Alicia Vikander2016Golden Globes [us]Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion PictureNominated
Alicia Vikander2016Academy Awards - Oscar [us]Actress in a Supporting RoleWinner
Paco Delgado2016Academy Awards - Oscar [us]Costume DesignNominated
Michael Standish2016Academy Awards - Oscar [us]Production DesignNominated

TV-broadcast

TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
RepeatFranceRMC Story [fr]Sunday, 14/04/2019, 10.55 PM
RepeatFranceRMC Story [fr]Sunday, 31/03/2019, 8.55 PM

Cinema

TypeCountryDateComment
Theatre releaseGermanyWednesday, 07/01/2015