When her ballet career comes to a sudden end, young Dominika (Jennifer Lawrence) finds her home – and care for her sick mother (Joely Richardson) – all at risk, but her creepy Uncle Vanya (Matthias Schoenaerts) has a solution: work for the shadowy Russian security services.
In this psychological thriller Matthias Schoenaerts plays Vincent, a former soldier suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder
This is an intelligent film made for adults with a superb cast of brilliant actors. What more can you ask for? Well, you can ask for a well-written script with humour and seriousness combined, which you have got here and a story that has some mystery and unfolds in a fascinating way.
Following a tour of duty, Special Services soldier Vincent (Schoenaerts) takes a job in security for a wealthy Lebanese businessman and his family. During a lavish party one night, at their luxurious ‘Maryland’ villa, Vincent senses that something is amiss.
Based on the book by David Ebershoff, The Danish Girl is the remarkable love story inspired by the lives of Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener (portrayed by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne [The Theory of Everything] and Alicia Vikander [Ex Machina])