imdb). The biographical drama, set in Europe in the 1920s, is in the same league with Amazon´s "Transparent" and Ozon`s "The New Girl Friend" (driveby) but with a nostalgic touch (this is a spoiler free blog).
Director Tom Hooper, David Ebershof, the author of the novel, and screenwriter Lucinda Coxon developed a fine drama with a lot of psychology. "The Danish Girl" describes in a subtile way the bewilderments and social challenges Einar/Lili experienced on the transformation process. I was enthralled by the plot and really cared about Lili & Gerda. Cinematographer Danny Cohen transformed the plot into beautiful pictures and my wife enjoyed Lili`s costumes.
Eddie Redmayne impersonated convincingly the transformation from Einar into Lili and really deserves his Oscar nomination. Alicai Vikander impressed as his/her wife and I also enjoyed the performances of Ben Wishaw & Matthias Schoenaerts.
"The Danish Girl" is highly recommended.