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.
Filming was set to begin in late 2014. It was pushed to February 2015 to accommodate Alicia Vikander's schedule. The film premiered at the Venice Film Festival in September 2015, which gave the production seven months to complete it.
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.
Lili is a tall, thin stylish woman dressed in lovely feminine clothes. She spends time using eyeliner and lipstick, yet she does not have eyebrows to match. It is highly unlikely that she would not have them shaped to accent her features. Gerda surely would have helped Lili accomplish this.
English, French, German
$187,318 (USA) (29 November 2015)
$12,706,393 (USA) (27 March 2016)