1926年哥本哈根，风景画家艾纳(埃迪·雷德梅恩 饰)和擅长人物画的格尔达(艾丽西亚·维坎德 饰)结为夫妇。因为模特失约，格尔达为顺利完成画作说服了艾纳穿上女装救场。这次意外令艾纳多出一个女性人格“莉莉”，而后者亦成为妻子的灵感女神，让格尔达声名鹊起。只是随着沉睡女性人格的被唤醒，艾纳开始厌恶自己作为男性的身体，他渐渐发现莉莉不但是艺术存在，更是真正的自己。格尔达也没有想到只是临时起意的游戏，竟为自己人生投下了一颗震撼弹，她该如何继续爱她的伴侣?她们在各种社会非议和误解中不离不弃，最后格尔达鼓励艾纳彻底变成莉莉……
1.And she propositioned me. 而且是她跟我搭讪的。
2. Were you really corrupted by my ankles? 你真的有被我的脚踝所吸引?
3. You are forward. 你很主动啊。
4. I don't mean to presume, but I've been watching you. 我不想唐突，但我一直看着你。
5. Does he abandon you often? 他经常放你鸽子吗?
6. I've been on my own a long time now. I'm too set in my ways. 我单身很长一段时间了，习惯了这种生活。
7. It's a good crowd. 来的人很多。
Einar: In here. These are good, Gerda.
Gerda: You think?
Gerda: Well, thank you. I had a coffee with Ulla.
Gerda: She asked me about the Artists' Ball.
Einar: I'm not going.
Gerda: Don't worry. I told her no.
Einar: You should go. You enjoy it.
Gerda: With you, I enjoy it.
Einar: It's good to be seen at those things. I do understand that.
Gerda: (SIGHS) And that's why you hate them.
Einar: I feel as though I'm performing myself.
Gerda: Giving them your Einar Wegener.
Gerda: Why not give them something different? Go as someone else?
Einar: Do you have someone in particular in mind?
Gerda: You'd be very convincing.
Einar: (LAUGHING) That is outrageous.
Gerda: Oh, you might even enjoy it.
Gerda: You'll have to shave closer next time. Mmm? Mmm. Close your eyes. This is hard on someone else.
Einar: Well, let me try. What do you think?
Gerda: Better than I ever manage. Lili. I want to sketch you. Sit.
Einar: Come on, Hvap. Come on, you.
Gerda: Lean to the side. Knee over. Head up. Oh.
Gerda: Look at those hands. Relax. (SCOFFS) Don't make her a slut!
Einar: It's your fault. You excite her.
Gerda: My, Miss Lili. You are forward.
Einar: You have no idea.
Gerda: Maybe bring out the hand.
Einar: Morning, Thorbjorn.
Thorbjorn: Good morning.
Einar: I was wondering where you were. It's getting late.
Gerda: We have plenty of time. I bought you these.
Einar: Ah. Oh, they're perfect.
Gerda: Are you sure about tonight?
Gerda: What is it?
Einar: Am I pretty enough?
Gerda: Of course you are.
Einar: I'll never be as pretty as you.
Gerda: You are so beautiful.