Character Recommendations Based on Einar Wegener/Lili Elbe

Donna Carmichael Mamma Mia!

Free-spirited single mom and gracefully aging hippie

Stephen Hawking The Theory of Everything

Being the smartest man in the world doesn't mean your body will obey you

The Grinch Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

His heart is just too small to appreciate Christmas

Mia Dolan La La Land

A barista determined to be an actress, like half of L.A.

Patrick Verona 10 Things I Hate About You

The bad boy who's after a tough girl

Susanna Kaysen Girl, Interrupted

Aspiring writer, despairing young woman who struggles with suicidal thoughts

Matt Flamhaff 13 Going on 30

He's not too concerned about being part of the popular crowd. Too bad his best friend is

Corpse Bride Corpse Bride

Aggressive, outgoing, and sexy (in a skeleton kind of way)

Esmeralda The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Her street wisdom is unparalleled

Elio Perlman Call Me by Your Name

An introverted teenager with an old soul