Mads Mikkelsen continues to make his presence felt as his latest entry, Another Round, finished up for two Academy Award nominations, winning one of them. Since the very first time, he was recognized in 2006’s Casino Royale. To the time as Dr. Hannibal Lecter in NBC’s Hannibal. Then starring in franchise movies such as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Marvel’s Doctor Strange. The actor has received accolades after accolades. Now coming to his latest Oscar entry starring in Another Round, directed by Thomas Vinterberg. The movie garnered praise for its tragic-comedy crossover, winning the Best International Feature Film at the Academy Awards in turn.
Another Round is a Danish comedy-drama following the story of four teachers. They decide to test a theory based on Alchohol that can turn their lives around. Thus, making them creative and happier. All they gotta know is the limits. But that too in a good way or bad way. The movie already saw a release in Denmark, and now the question remains for a UK and Ireland release. So here we are taking a look at the movie’s release in the respective countries and what it is all about.
Another Round Release Date In UK
Another Round is releasing in the UK on June 25, 2021. The same schedule goes to Ireland as well. Originally Another Round was scheduled to release on November 27, 2020, in both of the countries, but the second coronavirus lockdown delayed the schedule. But positive signs are up in the air again. The theatres are reopening as the conditions are improving. For the United Kingdom, the theatres will start filling on 17th May with Amazon’s Darius Marder-directed Academy Award Winning Sound Of Metal to be the first to receive screening.
For the rest of the International Fans, Another Round is available to buy or rent on a number of Video-on-demand services. These include Amazon Prime Video, Microsoft Store, Google Play Movie and TV, Fandango NOW, Itunes, and VUDU. For the audience in the United States, the movie is readily made available on Hulu.
Another Round initially premiered at Toronto International Film Festival on 12 September 2020. Subsequently, it got a release in Denmark in the same month. Apart from winning the Best International Feature Film at the Academy Awards and nominated for Best Director. Plus a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. It also won the Best Film Not in the English Language at the BAFTA Awards among the four awards it was nominated for.
Another Round Plot Summarized
Another Round tells the story of four friends, Martin, Tommy, Peter, and Nikolaj. All teachers in their late 30s struggling with their jobs and handling mischievous students on a daily basis. Until, on Nikolaj’s 40th birthday, a discussion on the Blood Alchohol Content breaks out. A theory by psychiatrist Finn Skårderud suggests a BAC around 0.05 can help a person stay relaxed. Although the group initially rejects the theory, a depressed Martin starts testing it at school. Eventually, the other three join him as well.
There are certain rules to follow for testing Skårderud’s Theory. This involves no BAC below 0.05 and no drinking after 8 pm. The group eventually agrees and finds their lives improved. Thus, they decide to take the theory to another level and, in no time turning themselves to alcoholism which soon starts affecting their lives. For some of them, it even leads them to darker places.
Another Round Cast
Another Round’s cast is led obviously with very talented Mads Mikkelson. He stars in the film as Martin, the most depressed among the group struggling to manage his marriage and job at the same time. Joining Mads Mikkelson is Thomas Bo Larsen in the role of Tommy, Lars Ranthe as Peter, and Magnus Millang as Nikolaj. The film also features Maria Bonnevie as Anika and Susse Wold as Rektor.
The rest of the supporting cast for Another Round sees Helene Reingaard Neumann as Amalie, Magnus Sjørup as Jonas, Silas Cornelius Van as Kasper, Albert Rudbeck Lindhardt as Sebastian, Martin Greis-Rosenthal as Overtgener, Frederik Winther Rasmussen as Malthe. Laslty joining the film are Aksel Vedsegaard as Jason, Aya Grann as Josephine and Gustav Sigurth Jeppesen as Rasmus.