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.
The atrium and other scenes in the Leipzig clinic were filmed in Copenhagen City Hall.
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.
During the last scene, when Gerda and Hans are standing by Vejle Fjord, mountains are in the background. Denmark has no mountains. That scene was filmed at the Mount Mannen in Norway.
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$187,318 (USA) (29 November 2015)
$12,706,393 (USA) (27 March 2016)
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