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Druk

Another Round
Der Rausch
Thomas Vinterberg
Dänemark 2020
115min
OmeU & OmdU

Vier Freunde, Lehrer an der gleichen Schule, die in Routinen feststecken, unternehmen ein Experiment: Wie lebt und arbeitet es sich mit einem konstant erhöhten Alkoholpegel im Blut? Prächtig zunächst, doch freilich fordert die Droge ihren Tribut. Im Zentrum dieser rasanten und bitter komischen Darstellung der einschmeichelnden Herrschaftsmethoden von König Alkohol steht Mads Mikkelsen. Er spielt die Verzweiflung seiner Figur über die eigene existenzielle Ödnis und ihre Hoffnung auf Rettung mit herzerweichender Intensität. Und stellt doch nur eine von vielen Facetten dar dieser, ja, nüchternen Analyse von Grund und Wesen eines gesellschaftlichen Dauerrauschs. (Alexandra Seitz)

Am 29. Oktober: Kaffee und Frühstück jeweils ab 6.30 Uhr!

What do Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Ernest Hemingway have in common? All three are examples used by Martin, the middle-aged hero of DRUK, to demonstrate the transformative power of alcohol – while also being excuses to get wasted himself. He works as a teacher at a Danish high school, where he has lost his focus over the years and been struggling with his frozen marriage. Rather surprisingly, alcohol becomes his catalyst for a new way of life – albeit only if he manages not to mess up on it. As in most of their films, Vinterberg and his writer Tobias Lindholm look out for another weak spot in bourgeois self-conception, with “everyman’s favorite drug” taking the limelight this time around. Their approach, however, is very Danish: DRUK is not the study of a loner, but rather a bittersweet drama of male friendship, as Martin and his teacher-pals try to control their consumption within a group experiment; they are out to research its social (and marital) effects, from one level of intoxication to the next. For Vinterberg, this is a lighter, more loosely directed film than usual, with a penchant for male debauchery. For Mikkelsen, it’s an especially rewarding part, as he follows a trajectory from tender brokenness to the euphoria of a fantastic dance scene à la Fred Astaire. (Dominik Kamalzadeh)

On 29. October: Coffee and breakfast at 6:30am!

Thomas Vinterberg: SNEBLIND (1990), THE BIGGEST HEROES (1996), THE THIRD LIE (2000), IT’S ALL ABOUT LOVE (2003), DEAR WENDY (2005), A MAN COMES HOME (2007), METALLICA: THE DAY THAT NEVER COMES (2008, K), SUBMARINO (2010), JAGTEN (2012), FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (2015), DIE KOMMUNE (2016), KURSK (2018)

Credits
  • Mads Mikkelsen
  • Thomas Bo Larsen
  • Magnus Millang
  • Lars Ranthe
  • Maria Bonnevie
  • Thomas Vinterberg
  • Tobias Lindholm
  • Jan Schermer
  • Hans Møller
  • Sturla Brandth Grovlen
  • Anne Østerud
  • Janus Billeskov Jansen
  • Sabine Hviid
Zentropa Entertainment, Film i Väst, Zentropa Sweden, Topkapi Films

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Filmladen
DCP
Farbe
Fr. 23 Okt
14:30
Gartenbaukino
OmeU
So. 25 Okt
23:15
Gartenbaukino
OmdU
Do. 29 Okt
06:30
Gartenbaukino
OmdU
Fr. 30 Okt
18:00
Admiralkino
OmeU
So. 01 Nov
18:00
Votiv
OmdU
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