EXCLUSIVE PODCAST: Director Tom Hooper has long portrayed those suffering marginalization, as illustrated in his films The King’s Speech and Les Misérables. Tom now tells the compelling story of Lili Elbe, one of the first in the 1920's to undergo a sex-change operation. With no medical or sociological roadmap for gender transition, the story highlights the transformative nature of unconditional love.
Recorded as part of the Film Independent at LACMA series, the following conversation took place with director Tom Hooper after a screening of his film The Danish Girl.
This conversation was recorded courtesy of Film Independent at LACMA.
Tom Hooper, film and television director