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Byron Bay FF: Another Round (Druk)

CTC 116 MIN

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Synopsis

Mads Mikkelsen reunites with the Danish director of 2013 Oscar nominee The Hunt for this Cannes-selected story of a group of friends who put a controversial theory - that maintaining a certain blood alcohol level improves social performance - to the test.

A Norwegian philosopher argues man is born with a blood alcohol level that is 0.5% too low. Inspired by that theory, Martin (Mikkelsen) and three of his friends and high school teachers launch a drinking experiment. Their mundane existence is an endless row of trivialities so this project might be exactly what they need.

If Churchill won WWII in a heavy daze of alcohol, imagine how the powerful drops can affect the daily humdrum? The four teachers - and a handful of students - decide to uphold a constant level of intoxication. Under the influence our four friends become braver, more musical, teaching grows interesting and results soar. As the units are knocked back the experiment both progresses and derails. It becomes clear that while alcohol historically has fuelled great results, all actions have consequences.

NSW Premiere

Movie Information

Release date

Friday 23rd October

Duration

116 min

Rating

CTC

Cast

Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Maria Bonnevie, Magnus Millang, Lars Ranthe

Director

Thomas Vinterberg

Genre

Black Comedy

Language

Danish, with English Subtitles

Participating Cinemas

Palace Byron Bay



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