"Another Round" is a 2020 film directed by Thomas Vinterberg, a Danish film director and screenwriter. The film is a dark comedy that explores the idea of alcohol as a means of liberation and explores the consequences of indulging in such a lifestyle. The film stars Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Magnus Millang and Lars Ranthe, and was written by Vinterberg and Tobias Lindholm.
The film follows a group of four high school teachers who decide to embark on an experiment to drink alcohol every day in an effort to improve their lives. The experiment quickly spirals out of control and leads to a series of chaotic events that challenge their personal and professional lives. Despite the film's comedic elements, it also touches on deeper themes of midlife crisis, the meaning of life, and the effects of alcohol on relationships.
"Another Round" received critical acclaim upon its release, with Mikkelsen's performance being particularly praised. The film won the International Film Critics Award for Best Picture at the 2020 San Sebastián International Film Festival, and was selected as the Danish entry for the Best International Feature Film category at the 93rd Academy Awards.
In 2021, the film was also awarded the Best International Feature Film award at the BAFTA Awards and was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2020 Cannes Film Festival, which is considered one of the most prestigious film awards in the world. The film's success has solidified Vinterberg's reputation as one of Denmark's most talented and successful filmmakers.