Both A Perfectly Normal Family and Shorta are feature debuts while Another Round is the 12th feature film by Thomas Vinterberg whose 2012 drama The Hunt starring also Mads Mikkelsen-was Oscar nominated for Best Foreign Language Film.

A Perfectly Normal Family directed by Malou Reymann for Nordisk Film had its world premiere at Rotterdam where it won the top award from the Big Screen Competition. The film about a transgender father and his special relationship with his daughter opened domestically in February via Nordisk Film. New Europe Film Sales handles world sales.

Another Round produced by Zentropa has won several awards - including Best Film in London and Best Acting for its ensemble cast in San Sebastian. The drama about four high school teachers experimenting with the liberating effects of alcohol, is enjoying a sensational theatrical run in Denmark, with more than 540,000 tickets sold in only one month. US distributor Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired rights from TrustNordisk.

Shorta directed by Anders Ølholm and Frederik Louis Hviid for Toolbox Films, had its world premiere at Venice’s Critics Week. The action drama about two police officers on a routine patrol suddenly fighting for their lives in a tough neighbourhood, will next screen in Busan and Thessaloniki among others. According to Variety, the film was just sold by French sales agent Charades to leading indie distributor Magnolia Pictures for North America. The film opened to warm reviews in Denmark on October 8.

Denmark’s official candidate for Best International Film at the 93rd Academy Awards will be announced November 18.

Due to the pandemic, the nominations for the 2021 Academy Awards  will be announced March 15 and the awards ceremony will be held April 25, 2021.