'Raw' personal loss inspired Vinterberg's Oscar-nominated dark booze comedy
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Los Angeles (AFP) – “Another Round,” 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. Director Thomas Vinterberg wrote his script, originally a play, upon realizing many of the world’s great historic feats were made by people regularly intoxicated on alcohol — the very same substance that can rip lives and families apart. But four days into shooting, Vinterberg’s daughter was killed in a car crash. He somehow still finished the uniquely funny, tender a…

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