R | | Biography, Drama, History
A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.
Had Marion Cotillard starred in the film in the role of Gerda (as she was attached in 2010), she would have co-starred with Matthias Schoenaerts for the second time. The first was in Rust and Bone (2012).
Don't you wish you could paint like that? Oh, I'm sorry? I said, don't you wish you could paint like your husband? Really. You must be so proud of him. So elegant.
In many of the outdoor scenes, on the streets of Copenhagen, the overhead streetlights that can be seen, were not manufactures and installed until 1977.
English, French, German
$187,318 (USA) (29 November 2015)
$12,706,393 (USA) (27 March 2016)
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