StudioCanal has bought UK and Ireland rights to Thomas Vinterberg’s upcoming feature Druk, which has now confirmed its international title as Another Round, from TrustNordisk.
The sales agent has closed a slew of further Europeanl deals on the film including to Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein (Weltkino); Benelux (September); Switzerland (Pathé); Hungary (Vertigo Media), Greece (Seven Films); Former Yugoslavia (Discovery Film & Video); Poland (Best Film); Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia (Estin Film) and Czech Republic (Film Europe).
Another Round is about a group of high school teachers who embark on an experiment to uphold a constant level of intoxication throughout the working day.
“The film has a captivating script with a highly relevant yet thought-provoking story that most people can relate to,” said Susan Wendt, managing director of TrustNordisk. “Buyers can expect a high-quality drama with a unique story and something at heart.”
Vinterberg reunites with several key collaborators from his acclaimed 2012 drama The Hunt: scriptwriter Tobias Lindholm and actors Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Lars Ranthe and Susse Wold. The cast also includes Magnus Millang, Maria Bonnevie and Helene Reingaard Neumann.
The $5m Danish-language film is now in post-production. Nordisk will release in Denmark in autumn 2020.
Sisse Graum Jørgensen and Kasper Dissing produce for Zentropa Entertainments3, with Film i Väst, Zentropa Sweden, Topkapi Films and Zentropa Netherlands and support from Danish Film Institute, TV 2 Denmark, Eurimages, the Netherlands Film Fund, Swedish Film Institute, the Netherlands Film Production Incentive and MEDIA.