In what could easily be a contemporary American story, "The Danish Girl" begins in 1926 Copenhagen. Einar and Gerda Wegener, a devoted husband and wife, are artists, he more successful than she. When Gerda's model fails to arrive, she asks Einar to pose in stockings and heels, draping the dancer's dress over him. Einar is increasingly intrigued and happy.
With barely a word spoken, "Les Miserables" is closer to operetta than splashy musical. The Broadway musical and the movie are based on Victor Hugo's 1862 novel about poverty, death, injustice and orphans who would become so famous.
Based on an amazing true story, The King's Speech dramatizes King George VI's struggle to overcome his severe stuttering with the guidance of a speech therapist, an Australian transplant named Lionel Logue.