Deborah Ross

Bad manners | 31 December 2015

It looks nice but is dull, repetitive and lacking in insight — and I wanted to punch Eddie Redmayne

The Danish Girl is based on the true (if heavily revised and simplified) story of Lili Elbe, one of the first people ever to undergo sex reassignment surgery, but while the timing of this is right — transgender issues are surely the next equality frontier — the film itself somehow isn’t.

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