But the "Danish Girl" is Gerda's story as well, because it's Einar's transformation to Lile that brings about Gerda's transformation as an artist; Gerda brings Lile to life, and Lile brings Gerda's artistic inspiration, and subsequently her career, to life.
The film critics interpreted the lack of clarity in the attraction between and feelings of these two characters as a weakness in the film, but I believe it was a strength, as in real life we humans are complex and can experience all sorts of ambiguity of attraction and feeling and, as we're learning, even gender and sexual orientation can be fluid in a person. Do you always feel and think as a man is supposed to feel and think? Or as a woman is supposed to feel and think? Do any of us, when we look into our souls, really know exactly who or what we are?