Raphael Acloque films The Danish Girl

Date - 19 March, 2015, All News Film
Raphael Acloque | Sainou Talent Agency London | Copyright (c) Jon Holloway

Raphael films opposite Eddie Redmayne this week in directed by Tom Hooper.

The story is about Lili Elbe, one of the first known recipients of sexual reassignment surgery. In early 1920s Copenhagen, the illustrator and artist Gerda Wegener (Alicia Vikander) asks her husband, Einar Wegener (Eddie Redmayne) to stand in for a female model. The popularity of the portraits leads to Gerda painting her husband in further pictures as a woman. Einer develops an attraction for a female physical appearance and begins living as woman named Lili Elbe.

Due for worldwide release in 2016.

Overview

Paris born Raphael Acloque is a recent LAMDA graduate. On graduating, he began filming on the upcoming feature film Adam Jones opposite Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller and Jamie Dornan.

He is also shooting in Paris for new the CANAL+ series Versailles.

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