Vikander talks about her role in ‘The Danish Girl’
Alicia Vikander talks about her performance in ‘The Danish Girl’, how much she wanted the role, working with an established partnership in Redmayne and director Tom Holland, and how dedicated she was to authenticity.
During World War I, Oxford University student Vera Brittain (Alicia Vikander) postpones her studies to serve as a nurse while her suitor, her brother and a secret admirer face death in the trenches.
Alicia Vikander on the Her First Trip to L.A. and the Acting Tip ‘Ex-Machina’ Director Alex Garland Gave Her
“You [get immersed in] a film and of course you think that that is it. And then you go away and you read a new script and you have a new crush” – Alicia Vikander
The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.
Download the screenplay to ‘Ex Machina!’
“I don’t think so much about whether I’m playing a strong person or not – it’s not that the character needs to be loud or straightforward” – Alicia Vikander