How Danish Oscar-nominated dark booze comedy was inspired by director’s tragic loss

How Danish Oscar-nominated dark booze comedy was inspired by director’s tragic loss

‘Another Round’ (Danish title: ‘Druk’), a film about a pact by four world-weary Danish schoolteachers to spend every day drunk for a loosely scientific "experiment," was always going to walk a fine line between comedy and darkness.

Danish-Syrian White Helmets film gets Oscar nomination

Danish-Syrian White Helmets film gets Oscar nomination

Denmark’s ‘Land of Mine’ and Viggo Mortensen up for 2017 Oscars

Denmark’s ‘Land of Mine’ and Viggo Mortensen up for 2017 Oscars

Danish director Bier’s ‘The Night Manager’ a big winner at Golden Globes

Danish director Bier’s ‘The Night Manager’ a big winner at Golden Globes

Opera revisits dark dynamic of Danish film ‘Breaking the Waves’

Opera revisits dark dynamic of Danish film ‘Breaking the Waves’

Why 2016 was a disastrous year for the Danish film industry

Why 2016 was a disastrous year for the Danish film industry

Danish post-war drama makes Oscar shortlist

Danish post-war drama makes Oscar shortlist

Katrin Ottarsdóttir: ‘Loneliness gives me strength’
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Katrin Ottarsdóttir: ‘Loneliness gives me strength’

Mads Mikkelsen highlights packed CPH PIX line-up

Mads Mikkelsen highlights packed CPH PIX line-up

Danish ‘pornographer of violence’ in Cannes spotlight

Danish ‘pornographer of violence’ in Cannes spotlight

France honours ‘villain’ Mads Mikkelsen and star director

France honours ‘villain’ Mads Mikkelsen and star director

Film company to rebuild Danish Girl’s Dresden grave

Film company to rebuild Danish Girl’s Dresden grave

Swede Alicia Vikander wins Oscar for ‘Danish Girl’ role

Swede Alicia Vikander wins Oscar for ‘Danish Girl’ role

Star film director: I’m ashamed to be Danish

Star film director: I’m ashamed to be Danish

Qatar bans sex change film ‘The Danish Girl’

Qatar bans sex change film ‘The Danish Girl’

Danish war film Krigen remains in Oscar hunt

Danish war film Krigen remains in Oscar hunt

‘Danish Girl’ caps year of transgender issues

‘Danish Girl’ caps year of transgender issues

The six best films from CPH:DOX 2015

The six best films from CPH:DOX 2015

Ten must-see films at CPH:Dox 2015

Ten must-see films at CPH:Dox 2015

‘Klovn’ poster too raunchy for some Danes

‘Klovn’ poster too raunchy for some Danes

Denmark hopes to win ‘A War’ at Oscars

Denmark hopes to win ‘A War’ at Oscars

Mads Mikkelsen to enter Star Wars universe

Mads Mikkelsen to enter Star Wars universe

Why happy endings don’t make us happy

Why happy endings don’t make us happy

Film fest makes splash in Copenhagen with tequila

Film fest makes splash in Copenhagen with tequila

IN PICTURES: Hollywood comes to Copenhagen

IN PICTURES: Hollywood comes to Copenhagen

Danes earn partial win and tech award at Oscars

Danes earn partial win and tech award at Oscars

Legendary Danish band tops charts after 47 years

Legendary Danish band tops charts after 47 years

Viggo Mortensen makes Danish-speaking debut

Viggo Mortensen makes Danish-speaking debut

Scandinavian couple pick up Sundance gong

Scandinavian couple pick up Sundance gong

Denmark gets (partial) Oscar nods

Denmark gets (partial) Oscar nods

Danish filmmaker to direct True Detective

Danish filmmaker to direct True Detective

Danish actor to take third turn as Bond villain

Danish actor to take third turn as Bond villain

Film duo shows maker culture in all its glory

Film duo shows maker culture in all its glory

Memory and cigarettes in difficult ‘New Age’

Memory and cigarettes in difficult ‘New Age’

Korean tragedy examines online addiction

Korean tragedy examines online addiction

Danish Beatles film to open Norway film fest

Danish Beatles film to open Norway film fest

Danish noir headed back to the big screen

Danish noir headed back to the big screen