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  • Redmayne, Hooper reunite for transgender tale 'Danish Girl' 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 7:23 pm

    TORONTO - In a pivotal scene early in Tom Hooper's "The Danish Girl," the 1920s Copenhagen painter Einar Wegener, as played by Eddie Redmayne, sits in for a portrait his wife Gerda (Alicia Vikander) is painting of a ballerina. Breathlessly caressing the stockings and slippers, something stirs in Einar.

  • Review: Resonant 'Danish Girl' explores life of Lili Elbe 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 12:14 pm

    Most people probably don't know the name Lili Elbe. This reviewer didn't. But Tom Hooper's "The Danish Girl" will make sure you won't soon forget the transgender icon, even if this well-intentioned, extravagant movie leaves you with more questions than revelations.