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Inspired by the true story of Danish painter Einar Wegener and his California-born wife, this tender portrait of a marriage asks: What do you do when someone you love wants to change? It ... See full summary »

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Inspired by the true story of Danish painter Einar Wegener and his California-born wife, this tender portrait of a marriage asks: What do you do when someone you love wants to change? It starts with a question, a simple favor asked of a husband by his wife on an afternoon chilled by the Baltic wind while both are painting in their studio. Her portrait model has canceled, and would he mind slipping into a pair of women's shoes and stockings for a few moments so she can finish the painting on time. "Of course," he answers. "Anything at all." With that, one of the most passionate and unusual love stories of the twentieth century begins. Written by anonymous

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Charlize Theron was the first choice for Greta Wegener but dropped out. Her role was then given to Gwyneth Paltrow, who also dropped out in order to spend more time with her family. Marion Cotillard was considered too. The role was then given to Rachel Weisz who also dropped out soon after. See more »

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