Video Interview: Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Viklander on "The Danish Girl"

Eddie Redmayne gives another transformative performance as artist Einar Wegener in director Tom Hooper's ("The King's Speech," "Les Miserables") exquisitely portrayed "The Danish Girl." Set in 1920's Copenhagen and based on the novel of the same name by David Ebershoff, Wegener and his illustrator wife Gerda (played by Alicia Vikander), were brave trailblazers, as Einar was one of the first recipients of sex reassignment surgery, and became known as the transgender icon Lili Elbe. 

Film journalist Katherine Tulich spoke to Redmayne and Vikander about their roles, the support from the transgender community and why the telling this story on the big screen is so important now. 

Katherine Tulich

Katherine Tulich is an Australian-born entertainment journalist now living in Los Angeles, where she covers music, movies and television. She is a contributor to the Los Angeles Times.

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