The film stars Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Matthias Schoenaerts, Amber Heard and Ben Whishaw. The performances, given by the cast, were varied. Redmayne gave a startling performance as the tragic Einar / Lili. Vikander gave a superb performance. It can be debated whether or not this was actually Gerda's story rather than Einar / Lili's. But Vikander was the heart of the film for sure. Finally, Heard gave a surprising performance from her usual fair. If only her role was not reduced as it was.
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