From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: The Danish Girl

OSCAR® WINNER EDDIE REDMAYNE AND OSCAR® NOMINEE ALICIA VIKANDER STAR IN A STUNNING FILM ABOUT LOVE AND COURAGE FROM THE OSCAR®-WINNING DIRECTOR OF 'THE KING'S SPEECH' AND 'LES MISÉRABLES'

NOMINATED FOR FOUR ACADEMY AWARDS® INCLUDING BEST ACTOR, BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS, AND BEST COSTUME DESIGN

AVAILABLE FOR DIGITAL DOWNLOAD ON FEBRUARY 16, 2016 AND ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD ON MARCH 1, 2016

"A BRAVE, BOLD, BEAUTIFUL FILM!" - Scott Mantz, Access Hollywood

20 Jan, 2016, 14:16 ET from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Jan. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- With love comes the courage to be yourself in The Danish Girl, coming to Digital HD on February 16, 2016, and Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on March 1, 2016, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Inspired by the lives of Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener, the remarkable love story is "a cinematic landmark," according to Variety's Peter Debruge. The Danish Girl on Blu-rayand DVD comes with an exclusive behind-the-scenes featurette about the making of the film. The Focus Features release is nominated for four Academy Awards® including Best Actor (Eddie Redmayne), Best Supporting Actress (Alicia Vikander), Best Costume Design (Paco Delgado), and Best Production Design (Production Designer, Eve Stewart; Set Decorator, Michael Standish).

Academy Award® winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) and Academy Award® nominee Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina) star for Academy Award®-winning director Tom Hooper (The King's Speech and Les Misérables). In the 1920s, a strong and loving marriage evolves as Gerda Wegener (Vikander) supports Lili Elbe (Redmayne) during her journey as a transgender woman. Through the other, each of them finds the courage to be who they are at heart. "Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander are sensational!" declares Access Hollywood's Scott Mantz, while Debruge of Variety raves, "Redmayne gives the greatest performance of his career."  

Also starring Ben Whishaw (Skyfall), Sebastian Koch (Homeland), Amber Heard (Zombieland), and Matthias Schoenaerts (Far from the Madding Crowd), The Danish Girl is a moving and sensitive portrait that Lou Lumenick of The New York Post calls "a remarkable and timely story."

BLU-RAY and DVD BONUS FEATURE:

  • The Making of The Danish GirlEddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Tom Hooper, and others on the filmmaking team share some of the creative processes that enhanced the beauty of the movie.

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FILMMAKERS:
Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Ben Whishaw, Sebastian Koch, Amber Heard, and Matthias Schoenaerts
Directed By: Tom Hooper
Produced By: Gail Mutrux, Anne Harrison, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Tom Hooper
Screenplay By: Lucinda Coxon
Based on the Book By: David Ebershoff
Executive Producers: Linda Reisman, Ulf Israel, Kathy Morgan, Liza Chasin
Director of Photography: Danny Cohen, BSC
Production Designer: Eve Stewart
Edited By: Melanie Ann Oliver, ACE
Costume Design By: Paco Delgado
Music By: Alexandre Desplat

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY:
Street Date:   March 1, 2016
Copyright:  2016 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Selection Number:  62176396 / 62176471 (CDN)
Layers:  BD-50
Aspect Ratio:  Widescreen 1.85:1
Rating:  R for some sexuality and full nudity
Languages/Subtitles:  English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles 
Sound:  English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, French DTS Surround 5.1
Run Time:  120 minutes

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:
Street Date:  March 1, 2016
Copyright:  2016 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Selection Number:  62174484 / 62176472 (CDN)
Layers:  Dual
Aspect Ratio:  Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1
Rating:  R for some sexuality and full nudity
Languages/Subtitles:  English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles 
Sound:  English and French Dolby Digital 5.1
Run Time:  120 minutes

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