Toni Erdmann

User rating: 5

Release Date: December 25, 2016 (limited)

R | 2h 42m | Comedy, Drama

Winifried (Peter Simonischek) is a retired piano teacher and divorcée who delights in playing silly (and annoying) pranks on everyone in his small German suburb. He also happens to be the father of Ines (Sandra Hüller), a corporate management consultant, and the complete opposite of him.

Ines' tightly wound and controlled lifestyle is shaken up when the eccentric Winifried decides to pay her an unexpected visit after years of estrangement. What ensues is a hilarious clash of personalities that leaves both father and daughter exhausted. However, their crazy reunion may actually be just the thing to heal their broken relationship.

Director: Maren Ade
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Janine Jacowski, Jonas Dornbach, Maren Ade, Michel Merkit
Cast: Peter Simonischek, Sandra Hüller, Michael Wittenborn, Thomas Loibl, Trystan Pütter, Ingrid Bisu, Victoria Cocias, Vlad Ivanov
Writer(s): Maren Ade

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