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TheDanishGirlIn the mid 20’s, based on a true story that takes place in Copenhagen, this sad and very touching film explores the life of a transgender person, Einar Wegener (Eddie Redmayne), who made the decision to transform into a woman even though he was born a man.  Einar was happily married and best friends with his wife Gerda Wegener (Alicia Vikander).  Together they appeared to enjoy a rather joyful marriage complete with all the frolicking of young kids in love.  This went on for all of 8 years until Gerda, who was a portrait artist, decided to ask Einar, who was a popular landscape artist, to sit in for a non-show, female model she was painting at their home.  From that point on, Einar would walk down a path for which he would not be able to reverse.    As Einar transformed into Lili Elbe, one of the first…

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