Riverside are delighted to preview the Academy-Award winning film for Best International Feature 2021, and this show will feature a recorded Q&A with director Thomas Vinterberg after the film.
“…a mouthwatering, alcohol-fuelled delight.”- The Times ★★★★
There is an obscure philosophical theory that humans should have been born with a small amount of alcohol in our blood; that modest inebriation opens our minds to the world around us, diminishing problems and increasing creativity.
Intrigued, Martin (Mads Mikkelsen) and three of his friends, all weary high school teachers, embark on a risky experiment to maintain a constant level of intoxication throughout the workday.
Initial results are positive, but as the units are knocked back and stakes are raised, it becomes increasingly clear that some bold acts carry severe consequences.