The Danish Girl, set in Copenhagen and Paris in the 1920s and based on a true story, relates the travails of a married painter who decides he is a woman, and undergoes a sex change operation. Beautifully shot, wrenching. The universal in the particular.

Director: Tom Hooper. Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander

Verdict: Strong stuff. Excellent. Double whisky

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Posted by Glen Fisher

Writer, photographer. Education and skills consultant.

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