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Thomas Vinterberg's Another Round on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital in September

10 August 2021

Following its acclaimed cinema release, StudioCanal is to release of Thomas Vinterberg’s intoxicating Oscar winner (Best International Feature Film), Another Round [Druk], starring Mads Mikkelsen, on early EST 24 September 2021 and DVD, Blu-ray and Digital on 27 September 2021.

Another Round Blu-ray cover art

Another Round is a darkly funny drama which unfolds from a group of weary middle-aged teachers, led by Mads Mikkelsen, who embark on an experiment to see if being in a state of slight and constant intoxication will improve their outlook on life. While results initially seem positive, the experiment quickly begins to spiral out of control with dire consequences.

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 (Mads Mikkelsen) 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 start to go off the rails. It becomes increasingly clear that while alcohol may have fuelled great results in world history, some bold acts carry consequences.

You can read Jerry Whyte's Londondon Film Festival review here.

BLU-AY AND DVD SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • Interview with Mads Mikkelsen & Thomas Vinterberg at the Festival de Cannes 2020