Mads Mikkelsen in a still from Another Round, a film about drinking that started out as “a celebration of alcohol” but became something bigger when its Danish director Thomas Vinterberg’s teenaged daughter was killed in a car crash four days after it began shooting. Photo: Henrik Ohsten Mads Mikkelsen in a still from Another Round, a film about drinking that started out as “a celebration of alcohol” but became something bigger when its Danish director Thomas Vinterberg’s teenaged daughter was killed in a car crash four days after it began shooting. Photo: Henrik Ohsten
Mads Mikkelsen in a still from Another Round, a film about drinking that started out as “a celebration of alcohol” but became something bigger when its Danish director Thomas Vinterberg’s teenaged daughter was killed in a car crash four days after it began shooting. Photo: Henrik Ohsten
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How Oscar-winning drinking drama Another Round transcended tragedy to become a celebration of life

  • ‘There was a lot of love in the script. Then this tragic thing happened in my life,’ says director Thomas Vinterberg of his daughter’s death in a car crash
  • That made the film, about four disillusioned teachers who drink to take the edge off work, something bigger than ‘a celebration of alcohol’, he says

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Mads Mikkelsen in a still from Another Round, a film about drinking that started out as “a celebration of alcohol” but became something bigger when its Danish director Thomas Vinterberg’s teenaged daughter was killed in a car crash four days after it began shooting. Photo: Henrik Ohsten Mads Mikkelsen in a still from Another Round, a film about drinking that started out as “a celebration of alcohol” but became something bigger when its Danish director Thomas Vinterberg’s teenaged daughter was killed in a car crash four days after it began shooting. Photo: Henrik Ohsten
Mads Mikkelsen in a still from Another Round, a film about drinking that started out as “a celebration of alcohol” but became something bigger when its Danish director Thomas Vinterberg’s teenaged daughter was killed in a car crash four days after it began shooting. Photo: Henrik Ohsten
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