Tag Archives: Lili Elbe

New DVD/VOD: The Danish Girl (15)

Copenhagen, early 1920s. Danish artist, Gerda Wegener, painted her own husband, Einar Wegener (Redmayne), as a lady in her painting. When the painting gained popularity, Einar started to change his appearance into a female appearance and named himself Lili Elbe.

The Danish Girl banned in Qatar

Eddie Redmayne's critically acclaimed transgender drama The Danish Girl has been banned in Qatar. In the movie, the British actor plays Lili Elbe, one of the earliest recipients of gender-reassignment surgery, and the role has won him a slew of nomina...

Eddie Redmayne: ‘My career is a blag’

Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch reckon they've "blagged" their mega-successful careers.They're two of Britain's most in-demand exports, which was evident earlier this year (15) when they went head-to-head during awards season. Eddie ultimately ...

Eddie Redmayne: ‘I considered quitting acting’

Eddie Redmayne momentarily thought about retiring after The Theory of Everything.The British actor was the darling of awards season earlier this year (15) thanks to his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in the flick, and he picked up the best actor Oscar, G...

Eddie Redmayne: I still use my school drama teacher

Actor Eddie Redmayne still talks to his school drama teacher when he needs tips ahead of a movie role.The 33-year-old star has taken Hollywood by storm, winning this year's (15) best actor Oscar for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Eve...

The Danish Girl

The first image from The Danish Girl has appeared online, featuring Eddie Redmayne as Einar Wegener, later Lili Elebe,...

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