Toni Erdmann

Still from Toni Erdmann

Friday, 09 March 2018: Toni Erdmann

Friday, 09 March 2018, 20:00

Venue: (see Locations and Tickets for further details)

Programme category: Forest Row Film Society

Director: Maren Ade, Germany / Austria 2016, 155 mins, 15

Toni Erdmann is its own kind of rebellion, a thrilling act of defiance against the toxicity of doing what is expected.” New York Times

Toni Erdmann doesn’t exist but is one of Winfried’s alter egos and a desperate attempt of a father to connect with his troubled daughter. This is an extraordinary German comedy drama — funny, awkward and touching. A deep exploration of a parent-child relationship in modern times.

"Calling it a bittersweet comedy wouldn’t remotely do justice to the Zen-like equipoise in which Ade and her sensational cast hold its sweetness and bitterness." The Telegraph

Further reading

  1. Roger Ebert
  2. Time Out
  3. The Telegraph