DEADLINE CONTENDERS INTERNATIONAL: THOMAS VINTERBERG AND MADS…
By Thomas Vinterberg
Winner of the Silver Shell for ‘Best Actor’ at San Sebastián Film Festival
Shortlisted for Best International Feature Film at the 93rd Academy Awards®
Nominated for the 78th Annual Golden Globe® Awards within the category “Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language”
Won four awards including best film, director, screenplay and actor for Mads Mikkelsen at The European Film Awards 2020
There's a theory that we should be born with a small amount of alcohol in our blood, and that modest inebriation opens our minds to the world around us, diminishing our problems and increasing our creativity. Heartened by that theory, Martin and three of his friends, all weary high school teachers, embark on an experiment to maintain a constant level of intoxication throughout the workday. If Churchill won WW2 in a heavy daze of alcohol, who knows what a few drops might do for them and their students? Initial results are positive, and the teachers' little project turns into a genuine academic study. Both their classes and their results continue to improve, and the group feels alive again! As the units are knocked back, some of the participants see further improvement and others go off the rails. It becomes increasingly clear that while alcohol may have fueled great results in world history, some bold acts carry consequences.
Thomas Vinterberg’s award-winning drama “Another Round” has been selected as Denmark’s submission in the Oscars’ international feature film category.
Produced by Zentropa, “Another Round” follows four weary high school teachers experimenting with the liberating effects of alcohol. The movie was part of Cannes’ 2020 Official Selection and had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Star Mads Mikkelsen won the Silver Shell for Best Actor at the San Sebastian Film Festival, among the film’s other international awards. “Another Round” has been acquired by Samuel Goldwyn Films for the U.S. TrustNordisk is handling international sales.
European Film Awards
Awards: Best European Film, Best European Director, Best European Actor, Best European Screenwriter
San Sebastian Film Festival
Awards: The Silver Shell for 'Best Actor'
London Film Festival
Awards: The LFF Virtual Audience Award for 'Best Actor'
Cannes International Film Festival
Awards: Prix des Cinemas Art et Essai
Busan International Film Festival
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival
Hamburg Filmfest GmbH
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage
Rome International Film Festival