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MOVIE REVIEW

MOVIE REVIEW

THE DANISH GIRL: A WILLING SUSPENSION OF EXPECTATION
(Spoilers)



I knew when I read The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff that I would also see the movie. If for no other reason, it would be hard to resist scenes of my beloved Copenhagen. I also decided to review the book (see March 5 blog post) before seeing the film. Writing the review before watching the movie changed how I viewed the picture and probably how I will view other film adaptations in the future.

When you’ve read the book version before seeing a flick, it's difficult to not compare the two. If you loved the book, there’s something of an expectation that the movie won’t live up to it and also a tiny hope that it might. In this case, Read More 
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