Thomas Vinterberg Defends DiCaprio Remake of ‘Another Round’: ‘I Don’t Know If Mads Would Do Such a Thing’

Thomas Vinterberg Defends DiCaprio Remake of ‘Another Round’: ‘I Don’t Know If Mads Would Do Such a Thing’
In the aftermath of an Academy Awards show where many people expected a bittersweet, posthumous Oscar to go to Chadwick Boseman, the emotional highlight actually landed with Thomas Vinterberg. When the Danish auteur heretofore best known for his Dogme 95 effort “The Celebration” took the stage for his expected Best International Feature win for “Another Round,” he delivered a tearful salute to his late daughter Ida, who died days into the shoot of the movie.

“The target was one minute. I think I landed somewhere around four,” Vinterberg said the next morning, clutching his Oscar from a hotel room and speaking over Zoom. “It was first and foremost an incredibly proud moment, satisfying, and a huge relief.”

The event was more sparsely attended than most Oscar ceremonies, but Vinterberg said he still experienced the weird collision of worlds unique to that event: He was backstage getting his Oscar engraved while listening
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