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KFF Presents: Toni Erdmann
March 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Wednesday, March 8 at 6pm
Directed by Maren Ade
In English and German with English subtitles
Rated 14A: sexually suggestive scene; nudity
EVENT: Wineing Discussion at Blue Dining & Lounge.
Winfried doesn’t see much of his working daughter Ines. So he decides to surprise her with a visit after the death of his old dog. It’s an awkward move because serious career woman Ines is working on an important project as a corporate strategist in Bucharest. Father and daughter reach an impasse, and Winfried agrees to return home to Germany. Enter flashy “Toni Erdmann” – Winfried’s smooth-talking alter ego. In a bad disguise, Toni barges into Ines’ professional life, claiming to be her CEO’s life coach. As Toni, Winfried is much bolder, but Ines meets the challenge. The harder they push, the closer they become. In all the madness, Ines begins to understand that her eccentric father might deserve some place in her life after all
“A HUMANE HILARIOUS TRIUMPH.”
“SENSATIONAL. A WORK OF GREAT BEAUTY, GREAT FEELING AND GREAT CINEMA.”
-The New York Times
“SPECTACULAR. A KNOCKOUT. A GENEROUS, HYSTERICALLY FUNNY BUT DEEPLY TOUCHING FATHER-DAUGHTER STORY.”
Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year at the Academy Awards 2017
Nominated for Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language at the Golden Globes 2017