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The First Trailer For "The Danish Girl" With Eddie Redmayne Is Incredibly Powerful

"This is not my body. I have to let it go."

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The first trailer for The Danish Girl, starring Eddie Redmayne as famous transgender woman Lili Elbe, doesn't disappoint.

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The film, based on the book of the same name by David Ebershoff, focuses on Lili Elbe (born Einar Magnus Andreas Wegener) and wife Gerda Wegener (Alicia Vikander).

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Both were artists who married in 1904, before Lili's transition.

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We see Gerda ask her then-husband to pose for a portrait she's working on.

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And the beginnings of her self-discovery.

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And we see the vibrant Oola Paulson (Amber Heard) walk in on the session and give Lili her name.

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The couple continue to play with the idea of "Lili."

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Gerda gives her husband a wig and sketches the new character they've devised.

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But things begin to change.

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And Lili's self-identity begins to take form.

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Lili's transition begins, and her wife is there to support her.

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The trailer touches on Lili's sex reassignment surgery, and the dangers it held.

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As well as the emotional turmoil surrounding her physical transition.

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It looks like it's going to be an emotional love story.

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The Danish Girl opens in New York and Los Angeles on November 27, and in additional cities in December.

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